Josai University Educational Corporation

International Center for the Promotion of Art and Science (JICPAS)

Review of Japanese Culture and Society

JICPAS issues an English-language magazine "Review of Japanese Culture and Society" offering an international analysis of Japanese people and culture. This magazine is published with a view to enhance international recognition of Japanese culture and its society as well as to stimulate mutual understanding and study the methods of cultural theory.

Review of Japanese Culture and Society Vol.XX December 2008 (The Culture of Translation in modern Japan)

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano
The Defeated Have No Images – Had Television Existed at the End of the War (translated by Sachiko Mizuno)
ōshima Nagisa
The Postwar Japanese Melodrama (translated by Bianca Briciu)
Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano
Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War – Nostalgia and Restoration in Okura Mitsugu’s “Emperor Film” (translated by Dariko Kuroda-Baskett)
Iwamoto Kenji
Visual Historiography in Japanese Photographic Collections of the Postwar Era
Hideaki Fujiki
A Portrait of Emperor Hirohito:
Sokurov’s The Sun
(translated by Asato Ikeda)
Yomota Inuhiko
“Genjitsu” (Reality) / “Riaritî”(Reality): In Lieu of an Introduction (translated by Shōta Ogawa)
Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto
Fujita Tsuguharu Retrospective 2006: Resurrection of a Former Official War Painter
Asato Ikeda
Politics of Representation or Representation of Politics? Yasukuni the Film
Akiko Takenaka
The Wind Sound (translated by Kyōko Selden and Alisa Freedman)
Medoruma Shun
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