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Week 1 Additional Notes and References

Additional Notes and References referred from Week

Step 1.2 References

  1. Eagleton, Terry. The Idea of Culture. Oxford: Blackwell, 2000. p.45
  2. Gordon, Milton M. The Concept of Sub-Culture and Its Application, The Subcultures Reader. Ed. Ken Gelder. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2005. pp.46-49. ( Jenks, Chris. Subculture: The Fragmentation of the Social. London: Sage, 2005).
  3. Kanesaka, Kenji. Wakudeki heno Izanai: Kyampu to Hippi Bunka [An Invitation to Indulgence: Camp and Hippie Subculture]. Bijutsu Techo 194 (Feb. 1968): 81-96.
  4. Miyazawa Akio. Nippon Sengo Sabu Karucha Shi [A History of Subculture in Japan after WWII] . Tokyo: NHK Shuppan, 2014.
  5. Otsuka, Eiji. Sengo, Minshushugi no Rihabiritaishion [Rehabilitation of Democratization after WWII]. Tokyo: Kadokawa, 2001.

Step 1.3 Reading Materials Metioned in the Video

  1. Time Magazine, Special Issue “How the World Sees Japan.” April 30, 2001
  2. slipstream literature, The Subcultures Reader. Ed. Ken Gelder. 2nd ed. London: Routledge, 2005. 46-49.
  3. Special topic “New Japanese Fiction” in The Review of Contemporary Fiction in summer 2002
  4. Mechademia, an annual journal, which exclusively focuses on Asian popular culture, published its first issue in 2006 from University of Minnesota Press.

Step 1.4 Notes

  1. The Incredibly Strange Mutant Creatures Who Rule the Universe of Alienated Japanese Zombie Computer Nerds (otaku to You) An article published in Wired 1.01 (March-April 2003) by Mark Shelling, referred in this step in “Youth Cultures and Otaku” section.
  2. I’m Alone, but Not Lonely: Japanese otaku-Kids Colonize the Realm of Information and Media “someone who doesn’t look good, who has no girlfriend, who is collecting silly things, and . . . who is into something useless.” is quoted by Volker Grassmuck in “‘I’m Alone, but Not Lonely’: Japanese otaku-Kids Colonize the Realm of Information and Media” (1990)
  3. Oxford Dictionary Online “Otaku” definition referred from this step, Accessed July 3, 2008.
  4. Little Boy: The Arts of Japan’s Exploding Subculture Alexandra Munro, “Introducing Little Boy” in Little Boy: The Arts of Japan’s Exploding Subculture, ed. Murakami Takashi (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005), 256, is referred from this step.

Step 1.7 References

  1. Keith Vincent, “The Geneology of Japanese Immaturity”
  2. Masaru Tamamoto, Will Japan Ever Grow Up?, Far Eastern Economic Review, July 10, 2009.
  3. Tamaki Saito, Sentô bishôjo, chapter 5 , Ohta Publishing 2000 斎藤環『戦闘美少女の精神分析』、太田出版 2000

Step 1.10 References

  1. Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection by Julia Kristeva (Author), Leon S. Roudiez (Translator), New York: Colombia University Press, 1982 Available at Amazon
  2. Ibid., 1.
  3. Imperial Leather: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest by Anne Mcclintock, p155 Available at Amazon
  4. Ibid., 157.
  5. 大塚英志『少女民俗学』(光文社、1989年) Shojo Minzoku Gaku [Antholopology of Japanese Girls], Eiji Otsuka (Kobunsha, 1989)., p.18-20

Step 1.11 References

  1. 大串尚代「オトメチック・ルネッサンス—少女マンガのヒロインたちのその後」『幸福の逆説』巽孝之他編(慶應義塾出版会、2005年)より抜粋。Excerpted from Hisayo Ogushi‘s “Otometic Renaissance: Heroines after the Prince Came.” The Paradox of Happiness (Koufuku no Gyakusetsu) Ed. Takayuki Tatsumi, et al. (Keio University Press, 2005), (Original in Japanese)
  2. 橋本治『花咲く乙女たちのきんぴらごぼう』前編 (河出書房新社、1984年) Hanasaku Otometachi no Kimpira Gobo [Kimpira Gobo of Flowering Girls] Vol.1 by Osamu Hashimoto. (Kawadeshobo Shinsha, 1984), pp.105-106
  3. 宮台真司、石原英樹、大塚明子『サブカルチャー神話解体』(PARCO出版、1993年) Dissecting Subculture Myths [Sabukaruchaa Shinwa Kaitai] by Shinji Miyadai, Hideki Ishihara and Meiko Ōtsuka, Miyadai (Parco Publishing, 1993)

Step 1.11 References – Shōjo Manga

  1. 岩館真理子『ふたりの童話』集英社 1976 Fairy Tale for Two (Futari no Dowa), Mariko Iwadate, Shueisha,1976
  2. 池田理代子『ベルサイユの薔薇』集英社 1972-73 The Rose of Versailles (Berusaiyu no Bara), Riyoko Ikeda, Shueisha,1972-73
  3. 岩館真理子『チャイ夢』集英社 1980 Chime (Chaimu), Mariko Iwadate, Shueisha, Shueisha,1980
  4. 高橋千鶴『プルルン・コーヒーゼリー』講談社 1977 Quivery Coffee Jelly (Pururun Coohii Zerii), Chizuru Takahashi, Kodansha, 1977
  5. 一条ゆかり『デザイナー』集英社 1974 Designer (Dezainaa), Yukari Ichijo, Shueisha,1974
  6. 牧村ジュン『エリュクスの白い花』講談社 1976 The White Flower of Eryx (Eryukusu no Shiroi Hana), Jun Makimura, Kodansha, 1976
  7. 吉野朔美『月下の一群』講談社 1982-83 The Crowd in the Moonlight (Gekka no Ichigun) Sakumi Yoshino, Kodansha, 1982-83
  8. 岩館真理子『君は三丁目の月』集英社 1985 You Are the Moon of Third Street (Kimi wa Sanchoume no Tsuki), Mariko Iwadate, Shueisha, 1985
  9. 陸奥A子『薔薇とばらの日々』集英社 1985 The Days of Rose and Rose (Bara to Bara no Hibi) A-ko Mutsu, Shueisha, 1985
  10. 谷川史子『花いちもんめ』集英社 1989 Hana Ichi Monme (Hana Ichimonme) Fumiko Tanikawa, Shueisha, 1989
  11. 谷川史子『きもち満月』集英社 1991 Feeling like Full Moon (Kimochi Mangetsu) Fumiko Tanikawa, Shueisha, 1991
  12. あさぎり夕『呼ばせてMYヒーロー』講談社 1984 Let Me Call You My Hero (Yobasete MY Hiiroo) ,Yu Asagiri, Kodansha, 1984

Step 1.13 Books introduced in the video

  1. “Cuties in Japan” by Dr. Sharon Kinsella, who teaches Japanese culture and society at the University of Manchester
  2. “Hentai Shojo Moji (the peculiar handwriting style of Japanese young girls)” by Kazuma Yamane, Japanese scholar
  3. “Cute Studies” in East Asian Journal of Popular Culture

Step 1.15 References

  1. Takeo Doi, The Anatomy of Dependence. 1971. Kodansha International, 1973.
  2. Kinsella Sharon, Cuties in Japan Women, Media and Consumption in Japan. Ed. Brian Moeran, and Lise Scove. Hawaii UP, 1995. 220-53.
  3. Christie Yano, Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek across the Pacific. Duke UP, 2013.
  4. 四方田犬彦『「かわいい」論』(筑摩書房、2006年)。Inuhiko Yomota, A Theory on Kawaii, Chikuma Publishing, 2006.

Step 1.16 References

  1. The Star of Cottonland (綿の国星 – Wata no Kuni Hoshi), Yumiko Oshima, 1978-1987 on “LaLa”, Hakusensha
  2. Cat Soup (ねこぢるうどん – Nekojiru Udon), Nekojiru, 1990, Garo, Seirindo
  3. Tamala 2010: A Punk cat in Space, Kinetic, Kinetique inc.2002

Step 1.18 Additional Readings

  1. “The Heart of Thomas” by Moto Hagio, Shogakkan, 1974 萩尾望都『トーマの心臓』(Tōma no Shinzō) 小学館 1974
  2. “The Poem of Wind and Trees” by Keiko Takemiya, Shogakkan, 1976 竹宮恵子『風と木の詩』(Kaze to Ki no Uta) 小学館 1976 What is Yaoi? What kind of social background created this culture?

Step 1.19 References

  1. Only Women Know: Possibilities of Male Homosexual Preferences and Sexuality as Seen by Women, Hisayo Ogushi, in “Sanshokuki” (May, 2011), Keio University Press 大串尚代『女だけが知っているーー女性にみる男性同性愛嗜好とセクシュアリティを考える』、三色旗, 慶應義塾大学出版会, 2011年5月

Step 1.20 References

  1. “Adult don’t understand” (Otona wa wakatte kurenai) by Nobita Nobi, Nihon Hyoronsha, 2003 野火ノビタ『大人は判ってくれない』日本評論社 (2003)

Step 1.21 References

  1. “Adult don’t understand” (Otona wa wakatte kurenai) by Nobita Nobi, Nihon Hyoronsha, 2003 野火ノビタ『大人は判ってくれない』日本評論社 (2003)
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