Posts tagged "engagement"
Beyond the Boundary Anime Pilgrimage to Nara and Kashihara

Beyond the Boundary Anime Pilgrimage to Nara and Kashihara

Urbanism and Pop Culture Tourism Fifteen months ago I began writing a regular column, the Weekly Review of Transit, Place and Culture in Anime. The initial concept was to point out examples of how urbanism in Japan influences everyday behaviors and is reflected in the visual and narrative elements of popular culture output. It was...
Train Culture: Sayonara Fumikiri, Yokoso Shimo-chika

Train Culture: Sayonara Fumikiri, Yokoso Shimo-chika

Shimokitazawa (下北沢) is a neighborhood in Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward and the subject of a short film I’m making that’s roughly a month away from being finished, one of the last pieces to complete The Tokyo Project. I had thought it might be ready about now, but since it’s coming a little later than planned I...