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  1. Cool Japan: case studies from Japan's cultural and creative industries - Timothy J. Craig 2017

    Book Required

  2. Manga vision: cultural and communicative perspectives - Sarah E. Pasfield-Neofitou, Cathy Sell, Queenie Chan 2016

    Book Recommended

  3. Cinema 5 items
    1. Noir urbanisms: dystopic images of the modern city - Gyan Prakash 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 5: Oh No, There Goes Tokyo: Recreational Apocalypse and the City in Postwar Japanese Popular Culture

    2. Godzilla: volume 1: Showa classics 2009 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Required

    3. Godzilla: plus, 1956 U.S. Godzilla: King of the Monsters - Terry Morse, Ishiro Honda 2005 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Required

    4. Akira - Katsuhiro Ōtomo SBS2 July 5, 2013, 11:20pm (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Required

    5. Shin Godzilla - Hideaki Anno, Madman Entertainment (Firm), Kanopy (Firm) 2016 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Recommended

  4. Television 2 items
    1. Watch a panel/variety show such as: 1 item
      1. Vs. Arashi SBS 2 September 14, 2013, 7:00 pm

        Audio-visual document Required

  5. Manga 7 items
    1. Natsume's book of friends: Volume 1 - Yuki Midorikawa 2010

      Book Required

    2. Chihayafuru: Complete season 1 - Morio Asaka, Yuki Suetsugu 2014 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Required

    3. Ouran High School Host Club: Vol. 1 - Bisco Hatori, Gary Leach, Kenichiro Yagi ©2005, ©2002

      Book Recommended

    4. Nausicaä of the valley of the wind - Hayao Miyazaki SBS 2 May 28, 2016, 5:15 pm

      Audio-visual document Recommended

    5. Howl's Moving Castle - Hayao Miyazaki SBS 2 December 24, 2011, 8:30 pm

      Audio-visual document Recommended

  6. Anime 6 items
    1. InuYasha - Rumiko Takahashi, Gerard Jones 2009

      Book Required

    2. Kitaro - Shigeru Mizuki, Jocelyne Allen c2013

      Book Required

    3. Princess Mononoke - Hayao Miyazaki [2000], c1997 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Recommended

    4. Pom poko - Toshio Suzuki, Isao Takahata, Sutajio Jiburi, Kabushiki Kaisha 1994 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Recommended

    5. Ponyo - Hayao Miyazaki SBS ONE January 1, 2012, 7:30 pm

      Audio-visual document Recommended

  7. Otaku 4 items
    1. Train man: Densha otoko - Shosuke Murakami 2005 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Required

    2. Genshiken - The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture 2005 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Recommended

    3. Welcome to the N-H-K: the complete series - Tatsuhiko Takimoto, Kenji Oiwa, Yusuke Yamamoto, Scott McClennen 2010 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Recommended

  8. Global Japanese Popular Culture 9 items
    1. Shintaro! SBS ONE November 4, 2009, 8:30 pm

      Audio-visual document Required

    2. Astro boy: 6 - Osamu Tezuka 199- (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Recommended

    3. Gigantor 2004 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Recommended

    4. Ghost in the shell - Mamoru Oshii, Kazunori Itō, Laurence Guinness, Masamune Shirow 1998

      Audio-visual document Recommended

    5. The matrix - Lilly Wachowski, Lana Wachowski 2014 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Recommended

    6. Ghost in the Shell (Movie 2017) June 23, 2018, 10:25 pm

      Audio-visual document Recommended

  9. Fashion and Beauty 4 items
    1. Beauty Up: Exploring Contemporary Japanese Body Aesthetics - Laura Miller 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Introduction: Approaches to body aesthetic and the beauty system

    2. 100 Years of Beauty - Episode 16: Japan (Mei) - WatchCut Video 2016

      Audio-visual document Required

  10. Sport 3 items
    1. Yuri!!! on ice: the complete series - Mitsurou Kubo, Sayo Yamamoto, Tadashi Hiramatsu 2018

      Audio-visual document Required Watch anime episode 2.

    2. Wōtā bōizu - Shinobu Yaguchi, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Naoto Takenaka, Akifumi Takuma 2010 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Recommended

  11. Week 12: Music 1 item
    1. Takarazuka: sexual politics and popular culture in modern Japan - Jennifer Ellen Robertson c1998

      Book Required Read chapter 1: Ambivalence and Popular Culture

  12. Week 13 1 item
  13. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

      Webpage  Follow the link and search for past exam papers by course code.