Teaching/Supervising

Courses at Stockholm University: (in English)
The “Plan and Readings” files below are NOT the official documents, but short lists for quick information.

  • Modern Japan JKA924 (undergraduate level, VT2020)
  • Media Culture in Asia JK0700 (master level, seminar, VT2020)
  • Asia in Japan (undergraduate level, HT2019, HT2021)
  • Introduction to Japanese Studies (undergraduate level, HT2019, 2020)
  • Japanese Popular Culture (undergraduate level, HT2020)
  • Manga Studies (undergraduate level, VT2019, HT2020)


Principal Supervisor of PhD Students 
(at Kyoto Seika University, Japan, and SU; FY=Japanese Fiscal Year from April to March)
completed, and in progress [discontinuation in 2016 due to change from KSU to SU, involvement as external committee member]

  1. FY2010-2014 Luo Rong Rong (on alternative comics in China, Japan and America): PhD obtained
  2. FY2011-2014 Angela M. Acosta (on OEL [Original English Language] Manga in North America): PhD obtained
  3. FY2011-[2016] Jiao Fan (on lianhuanhua as positioned between graphic narrative and picturebook)
  4. FY2013-2016 Olga Kopylova (Media mix as adaptation: anime, manga, light novels) : PhD obtained
  5. FY2015-2016 Zoltan Kacsuk (From geek to otaku culture and back again: Subcultural clusters in the international dissemination of anime-manga culture as seen through Hungarian producers): PhD obtained
  6. FY2013-[2016] Selen Çalik (“Playing anime”: A Comparative Media-Theoretical Approach to Anime): PhD obtained
  7. FY2015-[2016] Stevie Suan (Anime’s performativity in a globalized world): PhD obtained
  8. FY2012-[2016] Takeuchi Miho (Manga and Art Education): PhD obtained
  9. FY2012-[2016] Olga Antononoka ([Kabuki] performance in manga, manga as performative media): PhD obtained
  10. FY2015-[2016] Dalma Kálovics (shōjo manga magazines of the 1960s): PhD obtained
  11. FY2016- Suraya Binti md Nasir (Manga-style comics in Malaysia): PhD obtained
  12. FY2014-[2016] Lee Sinyoung (women’s manhwa in South Korea in the mid-1980s):
  13. FY2015-[2016] Morishita Toyomi (individual animation, 1960s-1980s):
  14. FY2013-[2016] Kobayashi Shō (on anime’s voice actor):
  15. at SU: 2017– Ida Kirkegaard (Anime aesthetics)