Jikan no Mukou,or The Other Side of Time: Tales for a Time Being and other Ghostly Experiences in Chinese and Japanese Literature. jikan no mukou,Anime and manga, banana yoshimoto, Contemporary Japanese literature, Geisha culture, Ghost stories in Japanese literature, haruki murakami, Japanese architecture, Japanese calligraphy, Japanese ceramics, Japanese cuisine, japanese culture, Japanese fashion, japanese folklore, japanese gardens, japanese history, japanese literature, japanese mythology, Japanese philosophy, Japanese pop culture, Japanese tea ceremony, Japanese traditional music, Kabuki theater, Kawaii culture, Noh theater, Sake, Samurai culture, shintoism, Tokyo fashion, Yoko Ogawa, Zen Buddhism
Explore the cultural and literary themes of Ruth Ozeki’s award-winning novel “A Tale for the Time Being” with our in-depth critique. From the complex portrayal of Japanese philosophy and identity to the underlying commentary on post-colonialism and globalization, this book review examines the hidden elements and nuances that make this novel a masterpiece of contemporary…
Demons Out, Fortune In. It’s Setsubun (節分): Bean Scattering, Bad Fortunes & Demon SlayingAnthropology, buddhism, festival, folklore, folkloresque, folklorist, japan, japanese cinema, japanese folklore, japanese language, japanese mythology, japanese video games, japanese videogames, religious studies, ritual, shinto, shintoism, spiritual, spirituality, writinganimism, asakusa, bean throwing, buddhism, buddhist, 祭, 立春, 節分, exorcism, 鬼は外、福は内!, 鬼は外福は内, 豆撒き, festivals, folklore, geisha, haru matsuri, heian, heian shrine, japan, Japanese festivals, kagura, kyoto, lunar new year, mamemaki, matsuri, oni, risshun, rituals, senso-ji, setsubun, shinto, shintoism, shrine, sumo, tokyo, year of the tiger, zodiac, 年男, 春祭
We’re going to throw our beans, embrace this spring. Out, out with you Oni! Come, come good things. Oh, and get boosted. Seriously.
10 Videogame Characters Inspired By Japanese FolkloreAcademia, animal crossing, anime, Anthropology, Art, asia, asian studies, digital communities, folklore, folkloresque, folklorist, japan, japanese cinema, japanese folklore, japanese mythology, japanese video games, japanese videogames, jrpg, kojiki, Mythology, nihon shoki, pokemon, popular culture, shinto, shintoism, videogames, writing, yokai, zelda#hinduism, #ontology, #symbology, amaterasu, anime, anthropologist, anthropology, Art, augmented reality, buddhism, Confucianism, confucius, culture, daoism, digital religion, digital sociology, Dissertation, east asian studies, festivals, folklore, folkloresque, folklorist, gamification, gashadokuro, gradschool, halloween, himiko, hotarubi, hungry ghosts, japanese, japanese folklore, japanese mythology, japanese studies, japanese videogames, kanto, kappa, kyoto, literature, mononoke, Mythology, nintendo, nurikabe, ocarina of time, okami, osaka, religions, religious studies, research, shinto, shintoism, shrines, taoism, tendai, Thesis, Travel Blog, videogames, virtual communities, virtual reality, virtual religion, yo-kai watch, yokai, yurei, zelda
Chinese and Korean traders introduced Buddhism, Daoism, Hinduism, and the ever present Confucianism while Japan provided various regional myths, legends, and lore. These ingredients were brewed into various and effervescent cultures all across Japan. Each village responding accordingly by pasting outside influences upon their daily lives. These elements were transformed Japan’s landscape and ecosystem and…
On Japanese Cinema – A 10-Part Patreon Exclusive Examining the 100+ Year History of 日本映画 “Nihon Eiga”47 ronin, akira, anime, avatar, boshido, buddhism, Confucianism, daoism, departures, ghost in the shell, hidden fortress, hoga, japanese, japanese art, japanese cinema, japanese culture, japanese film, japanese language, japanese studies, kitsune, kurosawa, mecha, miyazaki, murakami, my neighbor totoro, netsune, nihon eiga, nihon no eiga, otoku, pokemon, pompoko, ponyo, seven samurai, shinto, shintoism, shojo, spirited away, star wars, tampopo, tanuki, taoism, the last airbender, the legend of korra, tokyo sonato, tokyo story, yakuza, yokai, your name, yurei
“Japanese Cinema: A 10-Part Choose Your Own Adventure in Subtitles!” Addressing such age-old questions as: What is reality? Did George Lucas rip-off Japanese Cinema in the production of Star Wars? And more on point: What is Bunka Eiga etc. I promise you this will be worth your time! 10 weeks, 10 films delivered to your…