Remembering the Oriental Witches: Sports, Gender and Shōwa Nostalgia in the NHK Narratives of the Tokyo Olympics
in Social Science Japan Journal
January 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Japanese Studies. 9931 words.
The phrase Oriental Witches (Tōyō no Majo) was used in the mass media to describe the Japanese women’s volleyball team that won 22 games in a row during their tour of Europe in 1961; they...
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