Japanese Game Culture

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List of Japanese words with definitions and links
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!! [[Topics in Japanese Game Studies]]
List of topics specific to Japanese game studies

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!! [[Researching Japanese Games]]
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!! [[Research Japanese Games]]
Here I discuss researching Japanese video games.

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!! [[Readings about JGC]] and other resources
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!! Game studies in Japan
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!! [[Game studies in Japan]]
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Lists of [[Japanese games]] and [[Japanese gaming platforms]]
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!! [[Courses about JGC]]
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!! [[Blogs about Japan]]
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!! [[Blogs about Japan]] and other sources of news and articles
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!! [[Glossary]]

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!! Industry
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!! [[Japanese Game Industry]]
Information about game companies, industry and government.

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!! Introduction
'''This wiki is in the early stages of development.''' In other words it has almost nothing in it. I am trying to organize the materials I have come across on the web here both for my own sake and for others. Come back in a few months. In the meantime see [[http://www.theoreti.ca/?cat=51 | my blog entries on Japanese game culture.]]
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!! Introduction to this Japanese Game Culture (JGC) site
'''This wiki is in the early stages of development.''' In other words it has almost nothing in it. I am trying to organize the materials I have come across on the web here both for my own sake and for others. Come back in a few months. In the meantime see [[http://www.theoreti.ca/?cat=51 | my blog entries on Japanese game culture.]] For more about me see [[About Geoffrey Rockwell]].
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!! [[Japanese games and platforms]]
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!! [[People involved in JGC]]
A list of people worth reading or following.

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!! Places and Game Centers
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!! [[Places and Game Centers]]
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!! Game related phenomena
To understand JGC you need to understand the related phenomena like Manga, Anime, Cosplay and so on.

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!! Manga, Anime and Cosplay
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!! Readings
Here I list some of the more useful readings and academic sources I have come across like the journal Mechademia.

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!! Academic essays and journals
There are academic journals that regularly have articles about Japanese popular culture like Mechademia. Here I list some of the most useful.

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!! Manga, Anime and Cosplay

!! Pachinko and gambling games
Pachinko arcades are in every neighborhood in Japan. It is a legalized form of gambling of interest as it links to videogame culture.

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This research was supported by the Japan Foundation
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This research was supported by the Japan Foundation, the Art Research Center of Ritsumeikan University, the University of Alberta and the [[http://grand-nce.ca | GRAND research project]].
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'''This wiki is in the early stages of development.''' In other words it has almost nothing in it. I am trying to organize the materials I have come across on the web here both for my own sake and for others. Come back in a few months. In the meantime see [[http://www.theoreti.ca/?cat=51 | my blog entries on Japanese game culture.]]
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!! Manga, Anime and Game Music

!! Places and Game Centers
If you visit Japan you should visit places like [[Akihabara]] or a [[Game Center]] (arcade.)

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Information about some of the events in the annual calendar around gaming like Comiket.
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!! Translation
Use [[http://translate.google.com/ | Google Translate]] for Japanese pages.

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!! My sites about JGC
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!! General Information about Japanese Culture
Japanese games are not isolated. It helps to learn more about Japanese culture in general.

!! Translation
Use [[http://translate.google.com/ | Google Translate]] for Japanese pages.

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This research was supported by the Japan Foundation
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There are academic journals that regularly have articles about Japanese popular culture like Mechademia. Here I list some of the most useful.

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!! Game studies in Japan
Game studies in Japan is an emerging field as it gains legitimacy.

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Use [[http://translate.google.com/#ja | Google Translate]] for Japanese pages.
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Use [[http://translate.google.com/ | Google Translate]] for Japanese pages.

!! Game studies in Japan
Game studies in Japan is an emerging field as it gains legitimacy.

!! Academic essays and journals
There are academic journals that regularly have articles about Japanese popular culture like Mechademia. Here I list some of the most useful.

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Use [[http://translate.google.com/#ja | Google Translate]] for Japanese pages.
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!! Introduction
This wiki is in the early stages of development. I trying to organize the materials I have come across on the web here for others. Come back in a few months.

!! [[Blogs about Japan]]
A great source of information about Japanese culture can be found in the blogs maintained by foreigners in Japan.

!! Game studies in Japan
Game studies in Japan is an emerging field as it gains legitimacy.

!! Gaming sites with content about Japan
Important game sites like Kotaku have columns or stories about gaming in Japan.

!! Academic essays and journals
There are academic journals that regularly have articles about Japanese popular culture like Mechademia. Here I list some of the most useful.

!! Manga, Anime and Game Music

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