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Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan

Sherry D. Fowler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856229
eISBN:
9780824872977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856229.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

When Kannon (Avalokiteśvara in Sanskrit) appears in multiple manifestations, the compassionate Buddhist deity’s magnificent powers are believed to increase to even greater heights. This book examines ... More


Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book documents the richness and diversity of Japanese philosophy as it has developed throughout history. Writings of more than a hundred philosophical thinkers from all eras and schools of ... More


Drawing on Tradition: Manga, Anime, and Religion in Contemporary Japan

Jolyon Baraka Thomas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835897
eISBN:
9780824871499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835897.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Manga and anime (illustrated serial novels and animated films) are highly influential Japanese entertainment media that boast tremendous domestic consumption as well as worldwide distribution and an ... More


Makoto: An Essay on True Words (Makoto)

Fujitani Mitsue

in Japan's Frames of Meaning: A Hermeneutics Reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834609
eISBN:
9780824870546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834609.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents a discourse on the way of poetry (kado). It argues that the action that succeeds in not coming out as a prejudiced action is the action of a person who follows the way of ... More


Entertaining Religious Ideas

Jolyon Baraka Thomas

in Drawing on Tradition: Manga, Anime, and Religion in Contemporary Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835897
eISBN:
9780824871499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835897.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter performs a detailed case study of several anime by director Miyazaki Hayao, showing the ways in which audience interpretations—including academic interpretations—of certain films as ... More


Kabuki and 2,600 Years of Imperial Rule: 1940

James R. Brandon

in Kabuki's Forgotten War: 1931-1945

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832001
eISBN:
9780824869137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832001.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses events surrounding the world of kabuki in 1940. Throughout the year, the kabuki world joined the entire nation in celebrating a New Order in Japan and the 2,600th anniversary ... More


Framework

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is a collection of translations of various texts representing the entire Japanese philosophical tradition. It is divided into two parts: Historical and “Additional Themes.” The historical ... More


Shinto and Native Studies

James W. Heisig, Thomas P. Kasulis, and John C. Maraldo (eds)

in Japanese Philosophy: A Sourcebook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835521
eISBN:
9780824870270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835521.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This section provides an overview of Shinto and Native Studies. Native Studies is a movement that emerged from a series of philosophical reflections and analyses based on four elements of ancient ... More


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