The Japan Society Review

The Japan Society Review is published on a bimonthly basis. Each issue covers a selection of Japan-related books and films, as well as theatre and stage productions. Its purpose is to inform, entertain and encourage readers to explore the works for themselves.

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17 May 17
At the Terrace written and directed by Yamauchi Kenji

At the Terrace written and directed by Yamauchi Kenji

Review by Roger Macy

An opportunity to see an excellent contemporary Japanese play, At the Terrace, on the cinema screen.

15 May 17
Rethinking Japan: The Politics of Contested Nationalism by Arthur Stockwin and Kweku Ampiah

Rethinking Japan: The Politics of Contested Nationalism by Arthur Stockwin and Kweku Ampiah

Review by Sir Hugh Cortazzi

This book discusses the main contentious issues facing Japan in relation to the direction and policies being pursued by the government of Prime Minister Abe Shinzo.

18 Apr 17
The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature

The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese Literature

Review by Alice French

From Tanizaki to Twitter novels and feminism to Marxism, this handbook conveys the extensive scope of modern Japanese literature, in only 341 pages.

13 Apr 17
A Doctor’s Sword directed by Gary Lennon

A Doctor’s Sword directed by Gary Lennon

Review by Roger Macy

A Doctor’s Sword is a documentary film about the experiences of an Irishman as a POW in Japan during WorldWar II.

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