2010: The Year in Manga

Matthew PENNEY
January 2, 2011

Matthew Penney is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Concordia University. His research specialty is Japanese popular culture with a focus on images of war and violence.

2010: Kanji of the Year

Matt TREYVAUD
January 1, 2011

Matt Treyvaud is a writer and translator living near Kamakura. He is Néojaponisme's Literature/Language editor and the proprietor of No-sword.

2010: Q&A on Politics

Tobias HARRIS
December 22, 2010

Tobias Harris is a political commentator on Japanese politics, PhD candidate at MIT, and author of the blog Observing Japan.

2010: Podcast on Otaku Culture

W. David MARX
December 16, 2010

W. David Marx (Marxy) — Tokyo-based writer and musician — is the founder and chief editor of Néojaponisme.

2010: The Decline of Optimism in the Japanese Music Industry

Connor Shepherd is co-founder of new Japanese music review site Goblin.mu.

Benny Rubin is co-founder of new Japanese music review site Goblin.mu.