20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module will examine the following aspects of Japanese popular culture: manga (comics), anime (animated film/television), popular music, television drama, popular film, and the entertainment business. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the inter-relationship between all these forms and their commonalities as well as interpreting and analysing them as manifestations or representations of Japanese social attitudes and relationships.

Staff Contact: Thomas McAuley
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study, Media viewing
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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