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Japanese Film and Religion

An exploration of Japanese religion and culture in a wide variety of visual media, including film, anime, and television. Topics will include Buddhism, Shinto, New Religions, asceticism, ghosts, shamanism, ancestor worship, and Japanese identities.


Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): III Term(s): Offered?: No Language?: No

Mark Rowe

Associate Professor and Chair of Graduate Affairs, Religious Studies

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II or above, and three units from the Asian Religions Field of Study, RELIG ST 2TT3 is strongly recommended.