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Conceptions of Josei: A Translation and Analysis of Pumpkin and Mayonnaise by Kiriko Nananan
I chose Pumpkin and Mayonnaise as the subject for my thesis because I knew I wanted to discuss josei manga; comics have always been a topic of interest for me and I feel that comics targeted specifically to women are an ...
Japanese Reaction to the Great East Japan Earthquake: Surviving Disaster Through a United Community
On March 11th, 2011 at 2:46PM, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck Sendai, Japan. One of the strongest to ever hit the country, it is now known as the Great East Japan Earthquake. A mere half-hour later, the area was struck ...
A Claim to Ethnic Homogeneity: A Study of Japanese Nationalism
In recent history, Japan has gained the stigma of being fairly xenophobic toward the rest of the world. While the rest of the world seems to be pushing for globalization, Japan in contrast has maintained a heightened ...
Cowboys and Samurai: Heroes in Two Cultures
Masculinity scholars have claimed that masculinity is disappearing or waning, but perhaps that it is changing into something more adaptable and receptive to different viewpoints about the past, resulting in better outcomes ...
Japanese Perceptions of Animals: The Inside-Outside Model
In the United States, one can purchase a custom engraved granite memorial for $80.00 with the image of a beloved pet and a favorite verse in memory of a pet.'s life. Engraved Reflections prides itself on providing custom ...
Rainbow Over the Rising Sun
Girrls Luv! Magazine Translation and personal evolution within Kono sekai, literally "this world," is a codeword used in reference to Japan's sexual minority cultures.
Reclaiming Japanese National Identity in Kobayashi Yoshinori's Essays on War
For my Senior Individualized Project, I wanted to make use of the knowledge I had gained in the last four years about Japanese language and culture, but I was quite unsure as to how I could best accomplish this goal. I ...
Apocalypse Inverted : A Translation and Analysis of Sakasama no Patema
The author places the online film release, Sakasama no Patema (2012) in both the Western and Japanese post-apocalyptic literary and cinema traditions and provides line by line translation.
Translation and Analysis of Your Lie in April volume 11 and its Featured Piece, Chopin's Ballade No. 1 in G Minor
The author provides a summary of the manga series, Your Lie in April, with special attention to how the performance of the piano piece composed by Chopin is used to provide emotional depth. The complete manga translation ...