Alt, Matt. Pure Invention: How Japan Made the Modern World. Crown, 2020. Azuma, Hiroki. Otaku: Japan’s Database Animals.
If you are interested in seeing “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”, you might like to know more about this film’s
The following are my comments, given on 7/19 at our screening of “Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl” at
Now that Japanese publishers have scanlation sites in their gunsights, perhaps they may consider a few lessons from the
Today we covered J-Pop in class. I spent a long time discussing the impact of postwar American sound, tracing Martin
One of the key questions we can ask ourselves today is regarding what it means to be human. Somehow, after the Enlightenment,
In class, I had my students read Chin Music Press’ excellent Kûhaku and other stories from Japan (2004) paired up with
Poignant and explicatory as ever, Roland Kelts’ new article at 3AM magazine called “Soft Power, Hard Truths: