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Japanese Popular Culture

Studies in Mass Communication and Cultural Change Made at the Institute of Science of Thought, Japan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Center for International Studies. Studies of the Program in International Communication)

by Shiso

  • 66 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press Reprint .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Popular culture,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Japan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8207112M
    ISBN 100837167922
    ISBN 109780837167923

      Japanese popular culture is constantly evolving in the face of internal and external influence. Popular Culture, Globalization and Japan examines this evolution from a new and challenging perspective by focusing on the movements of popular culture into and out of Japan.. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, the book argues that a key factor behind the changing Brand: Taylor And Francis. The end of cool Japan: ethical, legal, and cultural challenges to Japanese popular culture / Published: () Contemporary Japan and popular culture / Published: () Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA Contact.

      For nearly three decades Japanese Culture has garnered high praise as an accurate and well-written introduction to Japanese history and culture. This widely used undergraduate text is now available in a new edition. Thoroughly updated, the fourth edition includes expanded sections on numerous topics, among which are samurai values, Zen . Japan's deep-rooted tradition of craftsmanship has earned Japanese products a reputation as some of the highest quality in the world From lovingly brewed sake and prized porcelain crafted in the same way for centuries, to the very latest gadgets and the hippest fashion, you will find it near impossible to leave the country empty-handed.

    The Japan Culture Book 英語で日本文化の本. likes 2 talking about this. Let's explore Japanese art & culture! 12 chapters consisting of short ers: Some dialects are still used in certain areas, particularly in Kyoto and Osaka, but standard Japanese, based on the speech of Tokyo, has become more popular through the use of television, radio and movies. [A couple getting married in a Shinto wedding ceremony taking place in the city of Nagoya, Japan.] JAPANESE CULTURE & SOCIETY.


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Japanese Popular Culture by Shiso Download PDF EPUB FB2

Specifically designed for use on a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook offering an up-to-date overview of a wide variety of media forms.

It uses particular case studies as a way into examining the broader themes in Japanese culture and provides a thorough analysis of the historical and /5(3). A fascinating illustrated look at various forms of Japanese popular culture: pop song, jazz, enka (a popular ballad genre of music), karaoke, comics, animated cartoons, video games, television dramas, films and "idols" -- teenage singers and by: Japanese popular culture includes ideas, philosophies, games, sports, television, cartoons and other pastimes.

Pachinko, otherwise known as "Japanese pinball," is a popular leisure pastime in Japan. Inofficial revenues from the game reached almost 17 trillion yen. The unofficial estimates are almost double.

Book Description. Specifically designed for use on a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook offering an up-to-date overview of a wide variety of media forms. It uses particular case studies as a way into examining the broader themes in Japanese culture and provides a thorough analysis of the.

Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization is the only concise overview of Japan's phenomenal impact on world pop culture available in ing Japanese forms from anime (animation) and manga (comic books) to monster movies and Hello Kitty products, this volume is an accessible introduction to Japan's pop creativity and its appeal worldwide.

Reviews "The End of Cool Japan is a forceful intervention into the study and flow of Japanese pop culture around the the arousals of fandom seriously, the essays also consider the ways J-pop culture gets both manipulated and constrained (by politics, legal constricts, religion, nationalism) to make it decidedly "uncool" at various hands.

Japanese Culture and Society is a diverse and deeply interesting field of study. This FreeBook is a collection of chapters from key titles from our Japanese Studies collection, all written by experts in their field on a variety of topics ranging from cuisine to religion.

The chapters here are as varied as the field they cover, and address a. Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization is the only concise overview of Japan's phenomenal impact on world pop culture available in English.

Surveying Japanese forms from anime (animation) and manga (comic books) to monster movies and Hello Kitty products, this volume is an accessible introduction to Japan's pop creativity and its appeal 4/5. Zen and Japanese Culture (Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology), by Daisetz T.

Suzuki: There can be no authentic discussion of Japanese culture without a basic understanding of its primary DNA component, Zen the other books on this list, Zen and Japanese Culture zooms in on the direct relationship between old. Interest in Japanese popular culture is high among students at all levels, driving enrollment in Japanese Studies programs.

However, there has been little reflection on the pedagogy of teaching Japanese popular culture. Now is the time for critical reflection on teaching practices related to teaching about and with Japanese popular culture.

Features and news on arts, music, film, books and entertainment in Japan and overseas, as well as listings for concerts, film, art, stage, events and festivals. The growing popularity and importance of Japan’s popular culture will make this book a basic text for scholars and students of popular culture as well as for those interested in political economy, media and communication studies, Japanese-Asian Cited by: 9.

The Book of Yōkai is divided into two sections: “Yōkai Culture” and “Yōkai Codex.” The “Yōkai Culture” section is where the reader will find Foster’s discussions of the history of yōkai, beginning with the mysterious twilight entities of the classical Heian Period (c.

) and spanning to medieval picture scrolls. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Some thoughts on Japanese popular culture / Hidetoshi Kato --Lifestyles and popular culture in urban Japan / Theodore C. Bestor --Popular architecture / Renato A.

Pirotta --Japanese new religions / H. Byron Earhart --Popular performing arts: manzai and rakugo /. The rise of Japanese popular culture has been one of the undeniable global phenomena of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

Japanese anime (animation) and manga (comic books) have become youth favorites internationally; Japanese video games and television series claim devoted followings from Cambodia to Copenhagen; Godzilla and Pokémon are.

A fascinating illustrated look at various forms of Japanese popular culture: pop song, jazz, enka (a popular ballad genre of music), karaoke, comics, animated cartoons, video games, television dramas, films and "idols" -- teenage singers and actors. As pop culture not only entertains but is also a reflection of society, the book is also about Japan itself -- its similarities and differences.

This is a fascinating look at various forms of Japanese popular culture: pop song, jazz, enka (a popular form of ballad genre music), karaoke, comics, animated cartoons, video games, television dramas, films, and idols -- teenage singers and actors.

As pop culture not only entertains but is also a reflection of society, the book is also about Japan itself -- its similarities 4/5(4).

Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization is the only concise overview of Japan’s phenomenal impact on world pop culture available in English. Surveying Japanese forms from anime (animation) and manga (comic books) to monster movies and Hello Kitty products, this volume is an accessible Pages: Susan Napier (Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art), Shilpa Davé, and Anri Yasuda discuss the life and work of Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki, including his significant impact as a man whose art challenged Hollywood dominance and ushered in a new chapter of global popular culture.

Book sales and signing will follow. FREE to attend and open to the. In Recentering Globalization, Koichi Iwabuchi explores how Japanese popular culture circulates in Asia. He situates the rise of Japan’s cultural power in light of decentering globalization processes and demonstrates how Japan’s extensive cultural interactions with the other parts of Asia complicate its sense of being "in but above" or Author: Koichi Iwabuchi.

The term "popular culture" was coined in the midth century, and it referred to the cultural traditions of the people, in contrast to the "official culture" of the state or governing broad use today, it is defined in qualitative terms—pop culture is often considered a more superficial or lesser type of artistic : Ashley Crossman.POPULAR CULTURE ANALYSIS ESSAY: Students will write a 5- to 7-page research essay which analyzes an aspect of Japanese popular culture.

The topic should be the same as the book review. The essay should also address one of the themes in popular culture discussed in class. (It need not be the same theme as the “theme essay.”)File Size: KB.Japanese society custom culture are Japanese society and culture se popular culture is coming to have a global influence and a deep influence on the psyches of many people around the se architecture has as long of a .