Japanese Media and Popular Culture
How To Use
The keyword is the central concept defined in each essay. They are selected from either 1) theoretical concepts in the field of media, communication, and cultural studies; or 2) terminology that is widely used within Japan and the field of Japan Studies.
The celebrity・character is the case study taken from the Japanese cultural and historical context to explain and illustrate the keyword concept.
The contributor is the author of the keyword entry. Many of our contributors were participants, guest lecturers, and organizers of the Kadokawa Summer Programs.
Related keywords are other keyword essays that are closely related or discussed within the text of the current essay. They are recommended further readings that may deepen understanding of the current keyword concept.
Tags are indexical terms for additional related concepts and categories discussed across the keyword essays. They are a useful as a means for discovering content that share a similar subject or emphasis.