Tuesday, November 05, 2019

East Asian Journal of Popular Culture 5.2 is now available

Intellect is pleased to announce that East Asian Journal of Popular Culture 5.2 is now available!


Special Issue: ‘Reconsidering the cultural significance of NHK’s morning dramas’


For more information about the special issue and journal, click here >>


Aims & Scope


The East Asian Journal of Popular Culture is the first academic peer-reviewed journal for scholars, teachers and students from around the world who have an active and passionate interest in the popular culture of East Asia. The journal is devoted to all aspects of popular culture in East Asia and the interplay between East Asia and the wider world.


Issue 5.2


Editorial from Editors-in-chief


East Asian Journal of Popular Culture

Kate Taylor-Jones, Edward Vickers and Ann Heylen




Revisiting a national institution: NHK’s morning drama (asadora) in transition

Elisabeth Scherer


Thematic Articles


An everyday glimpse of the nation: NHK’s morning drama (asadora) and rituality

Elisabeth Scherer


The war’s end: 15 August 1945 in NHK’s morning dramas from 1966 to 2019

Sachiko Masuda


Television and the ama: The continuing search for a real Japan in NHK’s morning drama Amachan

Dolores P. Martinez


Tourism and local identity generated by NHK’s morning drama: The intersection of memory and imagination in Kobe

Kyungjae Jang


The Japanization of wife and whisky in NHK’s morning drama Massan

Tim oThelen




In-between with Kimberley Pace

Scott Sommers


Field Report


Japan Now North festival report

Kate Taylor-Jones




Pop City: Korean Popular Culture and the Selling of Place, Youjeong Oh (2018)

CedarBough T. Saeji