This issue includes the following scholarly articles:
Introduction: Representing Youth and Gender in Japanese Popular Culture Century
Rethinking the Young Female Cinema Audience:
Postwar Cinema-Going in Kansai, 1945-1952
Marketing the Panpan in Japanese Popular Culture: Youth, Sexuality, and Power
Beyond Borders: Shōjo Manga and Gender
About the Journal
The U.S.–Japan Women’s Journal is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, biannual publication, available in print and online that promotes scholarly exchange on social, cultural, political, and economic issues pertaining to gender and Japan. The U.S.–Japan Women’s Journal encourages comparative study among Japan, the United States, and other countries. We welcome contributions from all academic fields in the social sciences and humanities and proposals for special issues. Our mission is to foster the work of young researchers and to ensure that the achievements of established scholars are not forgotten.