MasterFILE Premier (link)

Sample articles:

Fujiwara, Chris. “Places and Other Fictions: Film Culture in Tokyo.” Film Quarterly 61 (Summer 2008): 42-47.

Nishimura, Kunio. “The Rediscovered World of Japanese Cinema.” Look Japan, October 1997.

Enter “Japan*” as a keyword, with an asterisk to retrieve more articles. Then enter “Film Criticism”, “Film”, or “Cinema” as Subject Terms.

International Index to the Performing Arts (link)

Sample article:

Wada-Marciano, Mitsuyo. “Capturing ‘Authenticity’: Digital Aesthetics in the Post-Studio Japanese Cinema.” Canadian Journal of Film Studies 18:1 (Spring 2009): 71-93.

Enter “Japan” or “Japanese” as a keyword, and select Film-International or Film-International-Asia in the Broad Subject Field.

Or, enter “Japanese Cinema” and “Film Criticism” in the Narrow Subject Field.

Other Relevant Databases

Academic Search Premier
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