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Japanese Queer Identity Construction : An Exploration of Same-Sex Desire in Postwar Japan
The author explores the historical and contemporary connotations of same-sex attraction and queer identity in Japan, focusing particularly on the effects of same-sex love in popular culture on the construction of identity. ...
The Globalization of Taiko : How Japanese-Style Drumming to North America Connecting a Diverse Global Community
The author discusses the popularity and history of Japanese Taiko drumming and asks why this Japanese form has taken hold in the West instead of traditional forms of drumming from China or Korea. She points out that the ...
Schoolgirls With Guns The Evolution of Military Moe as an Otaku Subgenre
The author examines a fusion subgenre of Japanese anime and manga otaku: military moe. Although it was only solidified as a concept in the mid-2000s, military moe anime and manga have exploded in popularity over a relatively ...