Japanese Anime and Popular Culture

J.F. Oberlin University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Japanese Anime and Popular Culture

  • Host University

    J.F. Oberlin University

  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan

  • Area of Study

    Popular Culture Studies, Southeast Asian Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    4 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0 - 0
  • Overview

    This course is a survey of Japanese popular culture with particular topics covered as anime manga, fashion, music, art, and food. Part of the course will focus on Japanese animation within a historic and popular cultural perspective. Both anime and manga will be examined with particular emphasis on the art, culture and national and international popularity.


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