Presentation Title

The Impact of Fujoshi on Modern Gay Japanese Men through Media

Presenter Information

Matthew TaylorFollow

Document Type

Panel Presentation

Keywords

human rights, Japan, media

Biography

Matthew Taylor is a fourth year Japanese major from Ripley, West Virginia. He studied abroad in Japan at Kansai Gaidai University in Japan during the Spring 2017 and Fall 2018 semesters.

Major

Japanese

Advisor for this project

Natsuki Anderson

Start Date

20-4-2018 10:45 AM

End Date

20-4-2018 12:00 PM

Abstract

How does fujoshi culture affect the lives and relations of modern gay men in Japan? This project will delve into fujoshi culture and how its strong following affects gay men and their lives in Japan. Through BL, Yaoi, and Shounen-ai an analysis will be made based on media depictions of gay men and why fujoshi are drawn to these depictions in opposition to real life gay men. In addition, it will also follow how the media portrays both gay men and fujoshi in conjunction with how it affects gay men in their daily life and relationships in one another.

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS
 
Apr 20th, 10:45 AM Apr 20th, 12:00 PM

The Impact of Fujoshi on Modern Gay Japanese Men through Media

How does fujoshi culture affect the lives and relations of modern gay men in Japan? This project will delve into fujoshi culture and how its strong following affects gay men and their lives in Japan. Through BL, Yaoi, and Shounen-ai an analysis will be made based on media depictions of gay men and why fujoshi are drawn to these depictions in opposition to real life gay men. In addition, it will also follow how the media portrays both gay men and fujoshi in conjunction with how it affects gay men in their daily life and relationships in one another.