Florina Ilis is a university lecturer within the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures at the Faculty of Letters of The Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca. She is also an editor of the scholarly journal Philobiblon. Transylvanian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research in Humanities. She holds the position of head of the Department of Bibliographic Research and Documentation of the Lucian Blaga Central University Library of Cluj. She is also a writer, having written novels, essays and plays. Her research experience is connected to the following fields: Japanese literature, Japanese art and culture, the history of books and reading practices. Her recent publications include “Introducere în istoria literaturii japoneze de la începuturi până în epoca modernă” [“Introduction to the history of Japanese literature from its beginning to the modern age”] (2020), as well as the following articles: “Towards a Post-human Condition of the BQdy in Haruki Murakami's 1Q84. From Grief to Nostalgia”(2017) and “The Mask Avatars in the Works of Mishima Yukio and the Role Played by the Subject-Object Relation”(2020).