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Popularity of manga/anime buoys Japanese Studies in Romania - 0 views

  • Helped by the popularity of Japanese "manga" and "anime" among youths, the number of Japanese-language students in Romania totals about 1,600 today
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The Interpreter: Japanese Studies down - 0 views

  • "Japan has established a certain status as a member of the international community. Yet academics in these countries have yet to find a new theme for research into Japan," he said.Shirahata nominated Japanese animation and graphic novels, which have become very popular in western Europe, as one area which might prove to be a rich subject for future study.Japanese studies courses, as with study of any other culture, examine the nation's historical development from ancient times to contemporary circumstances, and consider which themes might offer valuable instruction for other cultures.The changes currently faced by many European countries as they grapple with modernization prompted by EU membership, may provide an opportunity to promote the study of contemporary Japan.
  • Yes, shift the focus on contemporary cool Japan stuff, the visual creation, manga, animation. Get hip. It is definitely the next frontier to go right away for Japan researchers.
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Japanese studies facing the chop in Europe - 0 views

  • "Japan has established a certain status as a member of the international community. Yet academics in these countries have yet to find a new theme for research into Japan," he said.

    Shirahata nominated Japanese animation and graphic novels, which have become very popular in western Europe, as one area which might prove to be a rich subject for future study.

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