New Content on the ejcjs

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We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the electronic journal of contemporary japanese studies is now available, at

Peer-reviewed articles

Liudmila Bredikhina, Babiniku: what lies behind the virtual performance. Contesting gender norms through technology and Japanese theatre

Gianmarco Fiorentini, ‘Can I communicate using only Japanese in Hawaii?’ Language and transnationality as seen through the online discourse on Japanese tourism in Hawaii

Patrick Kandrac, How Reliable and Consistent Are Kanji Frequency Databases?

Maria Jose Santamaria Hergueta, Traditional folk textile dyeing in Japan: diversity, meanings, and continuity of the kōbō

Jun Tsukada, Media Education: Bridging the Intersection Between Media Literacy and Citizenship Education in Japan

With gratitude for our contributors, readers, and international production team of volunteers.

Timothy Iles
General Editor, the ejcjs