Shinichiro Wantanabe
Columns // 1 Articles

Selling Japan: How Much Is a Nation's Culture Worth?
2 Feb 2014 // 8:30 PM

Via the billion-dollar Cool Japan Fund Inc, Japan is aiming to become one of the world's dominant culture forces. But can a national culture be commodified so easily?

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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