ISSN: 17564905
Online ISSN: 17564913
First published in 2009
2 issues per volume
Current Issue:
Volume 5 / Issue 1-2
Call for Papers

*** Journal of Japanese & Korean Cinema is now published by Taylor & Francis*** Go to the Journal's home page

The Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema
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The Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema, is a fully refereed forum for the dissemination of scholarly work devoted to the cinemas of Japan and Korea and/or the interactions and relations between them.

Call for Submissions

Topics for essays may concern:
  • Historical considerations and reconsiderations;
  • Authorship;
  • Genre;
  • Spectatorship and audiences;
  • Manga and anime;
  • Reception of Japanese and Korean cinema regionally and globally;
  • Remakes across national borders;
  • Co-productions;
  • Censorship and regulation of Japanese films in Korea;
  • Representations of Koreans in Japanese film/Japanese in Korean film;
  • Reception;
  • Casting/stars;
  • Korean cinema under colonialism;
  • Manga adaptations across national borders;
  • Japanese influence on Korean cinema/Korean on Japanese cinema.

Please submit all articles as e-mail attachments in word format. Essays should be 6,000-8,000 words. Please include an abstract of 150-200 words.Include a separate, short biography in the third person. Please give contact details, including e-mail address and telephone number.

Provide up to six key words for indexing. Do not put identifying information in your essay.

Text including notes should be in Times New Roman, 12 point. Everything must be double-spaced. Quotations must be in English. The first mention of a film should include its original title, director’s surname and year of release. In all subsequent references, the title should be translated into English, unless known by original title in all markets. Use explanatory endnotes, not footnotes. Use MLA style for references and works cited.

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