EALL 175: Cool Japan A Visual Journey through Manga, Anime, Robots, Language, and Culture Spring Term Course 2017

Open to all students (no Japanese language required)

Monday & Friday 10:10am-12:10pm

Tuesday & Thursday 1:25-4:30pm

Instructor: Y. Tashiro

Office: CGL Room 224

Contact tashiroy@wlu.edu for more info
 
Cool Japan: A Visual Journey through Manga, Anime, Robots, Language, and Culture

This course examines a variety of visual artifacts such as manga, anime, and unique social phenomena, observable in current Japan through reading materials and discussions, to understand Japanese culture and society. Students learn the visually beautiful writing system of Japanese and onomatopoeia, which is use extensively in Japanese manga.