Articles by Date

2012
“Néojaponisme Videocast #2: Highballs in a Can” Néojaponisme. January 11, 2012.
“The Japanese Diet vs. Popteen” Néojaponisme. January 24, 2012.
“Néojaponisme Oh! Sake! – Fake Cocktails in a Can” Néojaponisme. February 1, 2012.
“The History of the Gyaru – Part One” Néojaponisme. February 28, 2012.
“Néojaponisme Oh! Sake! – Japanese Non-Alcoholic Beers” Néojaponisme. March 13, 2012.
“The History of the Gyaru – Part Two” Néojaponisme. May 8, 2012.
“Are Japanese Moe Otaku Right-Wing?” Néojaponisme. May 30, 2012.
“The History of the Gyaru – Part Three” Néojaponisme. June 6, 2012.

2011
“VAN and the Birth of the Japanese T-shirt” Néojaponisme. January 25, 2011.
“A Bathing Ape Takes a Final Bath” Néojaponisme. February 2, 2011.
“An Inflection Point in Menswear” The Business of Fashion. February 22, 2011.
“Portrait of Ishihara Shintaro as a Young Man” Néojaponisme. April 4, 2011.
“Structure and Power (1983)”
Néojaponisme. May 6, 2011.
“The Original Roppongi Tribe” Néojaponisme. May 11, 2011.
“Namiki the Mod Tailor” Néojaponisme. May 15, 2011.
“The Jimusho System: Part Three” Néojaponisme. May 23, 2011.
“Take 8 Ivy” Ivy Style. June 22, 2011.
“I Can’t See Shibuya” Néojaponisme. July 11, 2011.
“On Fake Glasses in Japan” Néojaponisme. July 19, 2011.
“The Jimusho System: Part Four” Néojaponisme. July 26, 2011.
“Japan’s Former Computer Lag” Néojaponisme. August 14, 2011.
“Catalog Heritage: An Introduction” Néojaponisme. August 17, 2011. (in partnership with Onitsuka Tiger)
“Catalog Heritage: A Short History of Japanese Golf” Néojaponisme. September 12, 2011. (in partnership with Onitsuka Tiger)
“Japan in the Great Railway Bazaar Néojaponisme. November 21, 2011.
“The Legendary Take Ivy Film” Ivy Style. November 27, 2011.
The Great Shift in Japanese Pop Culture series.  Néojaponisme.
Part One: Incomes and Consumer Expenditures in Decline. November 28, 2011.
Part Two: The Implosion of Cultural Markets. November 29, 2011.
Part Three: Mainstream Consumers vs. Marginal Subcultures. November 30, 2011.
Part Four: The Rise of Marginal Subcultures. December 1, 2011.
Part Five: The Difficulty of Exporting Marginal Subcultures. December 2, 2011.
“Otaku, Cat Ears, and AKB48″ Néojaponisme. December 5, 2011.
“Néojaponisme Videocast #1: Japanese Third-Category Beers” Néojaponisme. December 15, 2011.
“2011: ‘Popular’ Music” Néojaponisme. December 22, 2011.
“Snack Nation: Japan’s obsession with weird and wonderful pocket-money delights” CNNGo. December 26, 2011.
“2011: Thirty Years of CanCam” Néojaponisme. December 30, 2011.

2010
“Japanese Music: 2000-2009″ Néojaponisme. January 14, 2010.
“Japan’s ‘Star Wars’ sea chicken commercial” CNNGo. February 1, 2010.
“In Tokyo, Abercrombie Misses Its Mark” The Business of Fashion. February 4, 2010.
“A Second Look at Take Ivy, Ivy Illustrated and the OPH” Ivy Style. February 5, 2010.
“How to survive the Sapporo Snow Festival” CNNGo. February 9, 2010.
“‘Pinball, 1973′ is back in stores — in English” CNNGo. February 18, 2010.
“A history of Japan through Renown commercials” CNNGo. February 22, 2010.
“Hokutosei: 16 hours on a sleeper train from Tokyo to Sapporo” CNNGo. February 23, 2010.
“Gyaru gaki: Delinquent fashion for three year-olds” CNNGo. February 25, 2010.
“Visual-kei Expose” Néojaponisme. March 4, 2010.
“‘Take Ivy’ takes another trip to the U.S.” CNNGo. March 5, 2010.
“Sunflower Furano: 18 hours on a ferry from Sapporo to Tokyo” CNNGo. March 9, 2010.
“‘Jersey Shore’ in Japanese: ‘Macaroni Rascals’” CNNGo. March 15, 2010.
“Manabu Numata: Chronicling Tokyo’s host clubs” CNNGo. March 25, 2010.
“The Jimusho System: Part One” Néojaponisme. April 5, 2010.
“Japan’s first shoe-shining gentleman’s club” CNNGo. May 11, 2010.
Infiniti Adeyaka Project May 2010
“Infiniti Brand Journey for Adeyaka” Néojaponisme. May 5, 2010.
“Infiniti Brand Journey: Flower Robotics Pre-Interview” Néojaponisme. May 8, 2010.
“Infiniti Brand Journey: Sano Magic” Néojaponisme. May 11, 2010.
“Infiniti Brand Journey: Kyoto” Néojaponisme. May 18, 2010.
“Infiniti Brand Journey: Hakone” Néojaponisme. May 20, 2010.
“Infiniti Brand Journey: Kamakura” Néojaponisme. May 25, 2010.
“The Jimusho System: Part Two” Néojaponisme. June 29, 2010.
“Shugo Tokumaru – Port Entropy Néojaponisme. July 26, 2010.
“The Accidental Confederate” Néojaponisme. August 17, 2010.
“R.I.P. Shibuya HMV” Néojapoisme. August 25, 2010.
“The Man Who Brought Ivy to Japan” (biography of Ishizu Kensuke) Ivy Style. August 31, 2010.
“Real Harajuku Girls, For Real” Néojaponisme. September 9, 2010.
“Adeyaka Magazine: Sano Magic” (video) Adeyaka. September 16, 2010.
“The Premium Pricing ‘Problem’” Néojaponisme. September 17, 2010.
“Adeyaka Magazine: Gora Kadan” (video) Adeyaka. October 15, 2010.
“Shugo Tokumaru – Port Entropy (Japanese text) Goblin.mu. October 30, 2010.
“Adeyaka Magazine: Abe Surf and Design” (video) Adeyaka. November 4, 2010.
“Adeyaka Magazine: Mizra” (video) Adeyaka. November 4, 2010.
“Adeyaka Magazine: Flower Robotics” (video) Adeyaka. November 29, 2010.
“2010: K-Idols vs. J-Idols” Néojaponisme. December 9, 2010.
“2010: Podcast on Otaku Culture” Néojaponisme. December 15, 2010.
“Adeyaka Magazine: Kinnotake Ryokan” (video) Adeyaka. December 25, 2010

2009
“Preppy as Post-Materialist?” MEKAS. Blog. January 7, 2009.
“Complete Guide to Japanese Street Snap Websites” MEKAS. January 18, 2009.
“Japan in the Early ’80s: Ivy and Sports” MEKAS. Blog. January 23, 2009.
“The Future of Luxury in Japan” Luxury Society. January 24, 2009.
“Uniqlo | Reigning Supreme” The Business of Fashion. January 25, 2009.
“Interview with Yasumasa Yonehara” MEKAS. January 29, 2009.
“Ora-Ora-kei” MEKAS. Blog. January 30, 2009.
“Koakuma Ageha Loved Iijima Ai” MEKAS. Blog. February 2, 2009.
“The Origin of Zoku” Néojaponisme. February 3, 2009.
“N. Hoolywood Compile – SS ‘09″ MEKAS. Blog. February 3, 2009.
“Interview with Seiichi Mizuno” MEKAS. February 13, 2009.
“100 Years of Futurism” Néojaponisme. February 20, 2009.
“Eastern Promise” (five new fashion brands from Japan) Nylon Guys. March 2009.
“Printed Matter” (graphic design studio Cap Design) Nylon Guys. March 2009.
“It’s all in the Niche” Luxury Society. March 2, 2009.
“The Wikipedia Measure” Néojaponisme. March 4, 2009.
“Shibuya Girls Collection ’09S/S” Clast. March 11, 2009.
“N. Hoolywood AW ‘09-’10 – Skyscraper” MEKAS. Blog. March 20, 2009.
Claska’s TOKYO BY TOKYO. March 24, 2009.
“Interview with Yoshiyuki Morii” MEKAS.. March 25, 2009.
“Japan Fashion Week | Not prime time” The Business of Fashion. March 27, 2009.
“Trendspotting in Post-Consumer Japan” Clast. March 31, 2009.
“Luxury Calling” Luxury Society. April 5, 2009.
“Podcast: the Tonkatsu Tapes” Néojaponisme. April 27, 2009.
“The Yanmama Boom” Néojaponisme. May 11, 2009.
“The Fear… of the Internet” Néojaponisme. May 19, 2009.
“The Spirit of Craftsmanship” Luxury Society. June 8, 2009.
“Atsushi Kaga” (artist) Nylon Guys. July 2009.
“YouTube & Mu” (essay on Magibon) Art AsiaPacific. Jul/Aug 2009.
“Shopping at the End of the Luxury Bubble” Luxury Society. July 9, 2009.
“Blogging the Analects” Néojaponisme. July 10, 2009.
“Azuma Hiroki on Japanese Postmodernism” Néojaponisme. July 14, 2009.
“草食男子vs.ヤンキー男子” (Herbivore Men vs. Yankii Guys) Weekly Diamond. July 25, 2009.
“Kyabajo Japan” Néojaponisme. August 11, 2009.
“4 best West Tokyo parks” CNNGo. August 13, 2009.
“Dual Citizen: The opposing worlds of Japanese artist Tomokazu Matsuyama” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“On the Outside, Looking In: Bruce Osborn — an American photographer in Japan” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Getting the Balance Right: Photographer Rinko Kawauchi plays with contrast” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Urban Cowgirl: Artist Chiho Aoshima’s life and death inspirations” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Drawing on Nature: An interview with Japanese artist and illustrator Kiyoshi Kuroda” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Né-Net: Kazuaki Takashima shows his true colors” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Style Rebel: writtenafterwards” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Dressing Up and Out: Toshikazu Iwaya brings high fashion to Onitsuka Tiger” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Selective Shopper: An interview with fashion guru Hirofumi Kurino” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Barking Mad: The stylishly kooky collections at Harajuku vintage outlet DOG” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“White Collar Worker: Soichiro Ito’s latest shirts for soe” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“A Minty Fresh Take on Fashion: mint designs” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Fashion’s Final Frontier: Final Home” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Verbal Speaks Out” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Music to His Ears: An interview with indie sensation Shugo Tokumaru” Made of Japan. Fall 2009.
“Bucking an Industry Collapse through Service”
Luxury Society. September 11, 2009.
“Otaku and Zen Buddhism?” Néojaponisme. September 18, 2009.
“Who’s That Girl?: Mademoiselle Yulia” (DJ, designer) Nylon. October 2009.
“WASP Gentleman: George Plimpton” (Japanese text) Brutus. October 1, 2009.
“Is indie music dead in Japan?” CNNGo. October 1, 2009.
“China: Navigating New Subtleties & Prohibitive Prices” Luxury Society. October 19, 2009.
“The joy and pain of DQN names” CNNGo. November 10, 2009.
“Sakai Noriko and ‘Japanese’ Morality” Néojaponisme. November 16, 2009.
“The Miyuki-zoku: Japan’s First Ivy Rebels” Ivy Style. November 24, 2009.
“Japan’s 4 most popular YouTube stars of all time” CNNGo. November 30, 2009.
“Uniqlo | A Feel-Good Commodity” The Business of Fashion. December 1, 2009.
“Kana Nishino: The gyaru’s favorite new singer” CNNGo. December 11, 2009.
“Who Mattered Most in Japan 2009″ CNNGo. December 15, 2009.
“Japanese commercials of Christmas Past” CNNGo. December 15, 2009.
“The most underappreciated Japanese music of the last decade” CNNGo. December 22, 2009.

2008
“Tutorial: Under-30 Women’s Magazine Breakdown” MEKAS. January 1, 2008.
“Interview with Michiko Koshino”
MEKAS. January 1, 2008.
“The Influence of Bob Dylan on Music” Néojaponisme. January 7, 2008.
“The Kids are All Wrong” Néojaponisme. January 9, 2008.
“‘Yappari hade ja nai’”
Clast. January 11, 2008.
“Shibuya-kei vs. Akiba-kei”
Clast. January 17, 2008.
“Yappari Neko Ga Suki”
Clast. January 25, 2008.
“Martians Go Home” Néojaponisme. January 30, 2008.
“Interview with Mie Itoh (WAG)” MEKAS. February 1, 2008.
“Salon-kei” MEKAS. February 1, 2008.
“Tutorial: Over-30 Women’s Magazine Breakdown” MEKAS. February 1, 2008.
“O-nii-kei Blazes On”
Clast. February 7, 2008.
“Curriculumachine” Néojaponisme. February 18, 2008.
“Booms Go Bust”
Clast. February 22, 2008.
“Northern Territories in CanCam Again” Néojaponisme. February 27, 2008.
“Magazines’ Spring Fashion Trends” MEKAS. February 28, 2008.
“Gyaru Resurgence” MEKAS. February 28, 2008.
“Tutorial: Men’s Magazine Breakdown” MEKAS. February 28, 2008.
“Interview with Takao Yajima (Flex Japan)” MEKAS. February 29, 2008.
“Groovisions” (profile of design collective) Theme. Spring 2008.
“Kanojo ga Mizugi ni Kigaetara” Néojaponisme. March 4, 2008.
“Generation KY”
Clast. March 21, 2008.
“Style Deficit (Dis)Order” Néojaponisme. March 26, 2008.
“Aoi Miyazaki for Emporio Armani”
Clast. March 27, 2008.
“Interview with James Sherwood” MEKAS. April 1, 2008.
“Interview with Dr. Yuniya Kawamura” MEKAS. April 1, 2008.
“Japan Fashion Week ’08 AW Roundup” MEKAS. April 1, 2008.
“Foreign Runway Models as Celebrities” MEKAS. April 1, 2008.
“Kamishima Chinami – JFW ’08 AW” MEKAS. April 1, 2008.
“Mikio Sakabe – JFW ’08 AW” MEKAS. April 1, 2008.
“matohu – JFW ’08 AW” MEKAS. April 1, 2008.
“Everlasting Sprout – JFW ’08 AW” MEKAS. April 1, 2008.
“Hisui – JFW ’08 AW” MEKAS. April 1, 2008.
“Ylang Ylang – JFW ’08 AW” MEKAS. April 1, 2008.
“Heath – JFW ’08 AW” MEKAS. April 1, 2008.
“The End of Gyaku-Yu’nyū”
Clast. April 11, 2008.
“Japan Through its J-Pop” Néojaponisme. April 19, 2008.
“Igi Nashi” (review of United Red Army film) Néojaponisme. April 27, 2008.
“Interview with Takeji Hirakawa” MEKAS. May 1, 2008.
“Girls Fashion Talk #1″ MEKAS. May 1, 2008.
“Tutorial: The Big Four Apparel Manufacturers” MEKAS. May 1, 2008.
“The Non-Politics of Keffiyeh and Bohemians”
Clast. May 7, 2008.
“Cher Scores with Eco Bag” MEKAS. May 15, 2008.
“Orthopraxy and Web Addresses” Néojaponisme. May 19, 2008.
“Podcast on Citrus and Emori Takeaki” Néojaponisme. May 21, 2008.
“Interview with Emori Takeaki” Néojaponisme. May 26, 2008.
“Weezer Ruins the Internet”
Anthem. May 27, 2008.
“Louis Vuitton’s Mythic 94.3%”
Clast. June 4, 2008.
“Good Trains and Bad English” Néojaponisme. June 16, 2008.
“The MacroTrends Behind Top Early 2008 Products”
Clast. June 25, 2008.
“Dave Barry Did Japan” Néojaponisme. June 25, 2008.
“I Survived American TV” Néojaponisme. June 30, 2008.
“Luxury Slowdown” MEKAS. July 14, 2008.
“Leggins” MEKAS. July 22, 2008.
“Yuru-Nachu” MEKAS. July 23, 2008.
“Members of a Nation State” Néojaponisme. July 24, 2008.
“Japanese Women | From Luxury to Yuru-Nachu” The Business of Fashion. July 29, 2008.
“September Magazine Trend Review” MEKAS. August 7, 2008.
“Toho Shinki Rages Against the Machine” Néojaponisme. August 14, 2008.
“No Ametora | Why the Neo-Trad Trend Failed to Catch on in Japan”
The Business of Fashion. August 15, 2008.
“Interview with Satoru Tanaka” MEKAS. August 21, 2008.
“Furoku: The Explosion of Magazine Freebies” MEKAS. August 21, 2008.
“Street Professionals” Néojaponisme. September 1, 2008.
“Kobe Collection Autumn/Winter 2008″ MEKAS. September 2, 2008.
“mint designs – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 3, 2008.
“Mikio Sakabe – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 3, 2008.
“Ritsuko Shirahama – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 3, 2008.
“mercibeaucoup – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 3, 2008.
“fur fur – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 3, 2008.
“Hisui – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 4, 2008.
“Aguri Sagimori – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 7, 2008.
“Kamishima Chinami – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 7, 2008.
“everlasting sprout – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 7, 2008.
“Izreel – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 8, 2008.
“Tiny Dinosaur – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 8, 2008.
“GVGV – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 8, 2008.
“zechia – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 14, 2008.
“Japan Fashion Week | Under the radar” The Business of Fashion. September 14, 2008.
“matohu – JFW ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 15, 2008.
“Tutorial: Petit Celebrities” MEKAS. September 17, 2008.
“Tokyo Girls Collection — 2008 AW” MEKAS. September 18, 2008.
“H&M Ginza Opens to Huge Fanfare” MEKAS. September 19, 2008.
“Aso Linked to Marijuana” Néojaponisme. September 20, 2008.
“Tanomu yo” Néojaponisme. September 23, 2008.
“N. Hoolywood – ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 23, 2008.
“Soe – ’09 SS” MEKAS. September 23, 2008.
“H&M | Swedish fast fashion finally comes to Japan”
The Business of Fashion. September 25, 2008.
“Beer as Metaphor”
Clast. August 27, 2008.
“Future Folk” (profile of brand Visvim) Nylon Guys. Fall 2008.
“Two-Tiered Japanese Blogs”
Clast. October 14, 2008.
“Leah Dizon: A Shotgun Ending” Néojaponisme. October 17, 2008.
“Autumn Magazines vs. Autumn Streets” MEKAS. October 19, 2008.
“Missives on Outlander Japanese” Néojaponisme. October 21, 2008.
“Podcast on Cool Japan” Néojaponisme. October 28, 2008.
“ViVi’s ‘Diva’s Dream Festa’” MEKAS. November 4, 2008.
“Q&A | The lowdown on H&M Comme des Garçons”
The Business of Fashion. November 7, 2008.
“Girl Fashion Talk #2″ MEKAS. November 16, 2008.
“Han Ahn Soon – ’09 SS” MEKAS. November 17, 2008.
“Why Japan Needed Prostitution” Néojaponisme. November 17, 2008.
“Multiplies Skit Translation” Néojaponisme. November 21, 2008.
“1980s Sex Business Explosion” Néojaponisme. November 27, 2008.
“2008: Ebi-chan Graduates”
Néojaponisme. December 2, 2008.
“Magazine Circulation for Late 2008″ MEKAS. December 5, 2008.
“2008: iPhone and its Copycats”
Néojaponisme. December 9, 2008.
“Young Love!”
MEKAS. Blog. December 10, 2008.
“2008: Structural Pessimism”
Néojaponisme. December 16, 2008.
“2008: The Year in Trends” MEKAS. December 17, 2008.
“JJ Goes ViVi?”
MEKAS. Blog. December 18, 2008.
“2008: Girl Talk”
Néojaponisme. December 22, 2008. (co-written with Nick Sylvester)

2007
“Nobu Kitamura” (profile of Hysteric Glamour designer) Nylon Guys. Winter 2007.
“The Misanthropology of Late-Stage Kogal” Neomarxisme. January 23, 2007.
“The Japanification of Leah Dizon” Neomarxisme. February 15, 2007.
“Rip Slyme in a One-Act Play Entitled ‘Sony Vaio: Fight the Power’” February 24, 2007.
“Cuteness vs. Fluency” Neomarxisme. February 26, 2007.
“In Living Color” (profile of Japanese band Kiiiiiii) Nylon. March 2007.
“The Second Digital Divide in Japanese Society” Neomarxisme. March 1, 2007.
“Japanese Magazines in Freefall”
Clast. March 2, 2007.
CanCam: The Number One Fashion Magazine in Japan” Clast March 6, 2007.
“Work/Life Balance – Coming Never to Japan” Neomarxisme. March 6, 2007.
“LOHAS by Default”
Clast. March 12, 2007.
“SXSW and the Paradox of Choice” Neomarxisme. March 21, 2007.
“LEON: The Cult of the Italian Middle-Aged Man”
Clast. March 22, 2007.
“AneCan: Can Cam for Your Big Sister”
Clast. March 26, 2007.
“Cigarettes: Way Before You Die of Cancer, Your Idol Contract Gets Revoked” Neomarxisme. March 27, 2007.
“Athletic Underdogs and Nation States” Neomarxisme. March 29, 2007.
“The Changing Brand Value of Bape”
Clast. March 29, 2007.
“Fight, This Generation: Vol. 3 TV Told Me How to Be a Kid”
(column) OK Fred. Spring 2007. Vol. 8.
“YMCK” Theme. Spring 2007. Issue 9. (profile of electropop band)
“Sunk Costs and Karaoke Videos” Neomarxisme. April 2, 2007.
“Tokyo Girls Collection”
Clast. April 3, 2007.
“Model Agency Media”
Clast. April 12, 2007.
“Attraction to Adult Women: a Hot Trend for Upper-Middle Class Men” Neomarxisme. April 14, 2007.
“AneCan: Media Leads Production and Consumption”
Clast. April 18, 2007.
“Dokusha Models and Charisma Clerks: Transferring the Aura of Authority”
Clast. April 25, 2007.
“The Commercial Mystery of Bitch Skateboards” Neomarxisme. April 25, 2007.
“Arnold Palmer: Youth Fashion Icon”
Clast. April 27, 2007.
“Golden Week: Ultra-Rational Order Causes Massive Demand for Low Supply” Neomarxisme May 2, 2007.
“Intentional Rudeness in Japanese Retail”
Clast. May 9, 2007.
“Pakuri Goes East-West” Neomarxisme. May 10, 2007.
“The Non-Story of Bottega Veneta’s No Logo”
Clast. May 14, 2007.
“Zino: Because We Needed Another Leon” Neomarxisme. May 14, 2007.
“Japan, So Narrowly Defined” Neomarxisme. May 15, 2007.
“Good Times at the Kamiya Bar” Neomarxisme. May 21, 2007.
“Darkside Mirrors” (profile of band) Nylon. June 2007.
”Shugo Tokumaru” (profile of artist) Nylon. June 2007.
“Tokyo Girls Collection” MEKAS. June 1, 2007.
“Massing, Demographics, and the Beginnings of Japanese Pop Culture” Neomarxisme. June 4, 2007.
“Fashion Magazines and Regional Readership” Clast. June 5, 2007.
“Miihaa” Neomarxisme. June 5, 2007.
“Street Snaps: Top-Down or Bottom-Up?” Neomarxisme. June 6, 2007.
“The Prisoner’s Dilemma of Cool Biz”
Clast. June 8, 2007.
“MilK Helps Your Kids Grow” Neomarxisme. June 8, 2007.
“HF Forever Forever HF” Neomarxisme. June 13, 2007.
“Cucumber Soda and Other Short-Term Flavors” Clast. June 20, 2007.
“Japanese Cool from Economic Meltdown? Not really.” Neomarxisme. June 23, 2007.
“Non•no vs. CanCam: Girls’ Girls vs. Boys’ Girls” Clast. June 27, 2007.
“The Kids Are Allwrong” Neomarxisme. June 27, 2007.
“The Curse of the Leapfrog” Neomarxisme. July 1, 2007.
“Coca-Cola Zero Channels Saigo Takamori” Clast. July 3, 2007.
“Hot Dog Eating as Metaphor” Neomarxisme. July 6, 2007.
“5318008 Upside-Down on Calculator” Neomarxisme. July 6, 2007.
“Do You Remember Rock ‘n’ Roll TV?” Neomarxisme. July 11, 2007.
“Go West” Neomarxisme. July 19, 2007.
“The Koda Kumi Plurality” Clast. July 25, 2007.
“The Beauty of Effort” Neomarxisme. July 27, 2007.
“J-Bobos in Paradise?” Clast. August 1, 2007.
“Regain and Orthopraxical Labor Goals” Neomarxisme. August 6, 2007.
“Interview with Toshiaki Tashiro” MEKAS. August 6, 2007.
“Interview with Yoshikazu Moribe (Popeye)” MEKAS. August 7, 2007.
“Black Barrett by Neil Barrett” (fashion brand profile) MEKAS. August 9, 2007.
“Being Cool Means Being Hot” Clast. August 10, 2007.
“O-nii-kei” MEKAS. August 14, 2007.
“Social Class in Japan” MEKAS. August 14, 2007.
“Tutorial: Japanese Magazines” MEKAS. August 14, 2007.
“No Shotguns, No Weddings” Neomarxisme. August 15, 2007.
“Hoppy and Artificial Nostalgia” Clast. August 17, 2007.
“Gossip is Hard to Read” Neomarxisme. August 21, 2007.
“How the World Learns About Japan” (on WaiWai) August 20, 2007.
JJ and Johnny’s” Neomarxisme. August 23, 2007.
“Makise Riho’s Boyfriend” Clast. August 24, 2007.
“I am not Nihonjin” Néojaponisme. August 24, 2007.
“First Manifesto of Néojaponisme” Néojaponisme. August 27, 2007.
“Black Ships” Clast. September 7, 2007.
“Interview with Patricia Steinhoff, Part One” Néojaponisme. September 9, 2007.
“Interview with Patricia Steinhoff, Part Two” Néojaponisme. September 11, 2007.
“Aru Hi, Totsuzen” (Japanese leftist group distinction) Néojaponisme. September 11, 2007.
“Interview with Patricia Steinhoff, Part Three” Néojaponisme. September 12, 2007.
“Interview with Patricia Steinhoff, Part Four” Néojaponisme. September 13, 2007.
“Interview with Patricia Steinhoff, Part Five” Néojaponisme. September 14, 2007.
“Dynasty” (political dynasties) Néojaponisme. September 17, 2007.
“Where are you?” Clast. September 21, 2007.
“Radio MXUT Vol. 4″ Néojaponisme. September 28, 2007.
“Autumn Notes on Japanese Fashion” Néojaponisme. September 29, 2007.
“Interview with Yozo Yagi” MEKAS. October 1, 2007.
“Interview with Yoko Kawashima” MEKAS. October 1, 2007.
“Autumn Trends from the October Magazines” MEKAS. October 1, 2007.
“Order Made Everything” MEKAS. October 1, 2007.
“Tutorial: Tokyo Fashion Buildings” MEKAS. October 1, 2007.
“Eat Kosher Salami” (The Romanes) Néojaponisme. October 2, 2007.
“Scye” (fashion brand profile) MEKAS. October 3, 2007.
“Boy Bands and Pedophile Managers” Néojaponisme. October 4, 2007.
“Race as Fashion Signifier” Clast. October 5, 2007.
“Into the Schoolgirl Inferno” Néojaponisme. October 8, 2007.
“What Happened to Hatsune Miku?” Néojaponisme. October 18, 2007.
“Japan CGM: Is it the system rather than the individual?” Clast. October 19, 2007.
“Vending Machine Couture as Nation” Néojaponisme. October 22, 2007.
“Interview with Jun Anazawa (Cosmo Communications)” MEKAS. October 31, 2007.
“Post-Materialist Youth” MEKAS. October 31, 2007.
“October Diffusions and November Magazines” MEKAS. October 31, 2007.
“Tutorial: Tokyo Fashion Neighborhoods” MEKAS. October 31, 2007.
“Fight, This Generation: Vol. 4 The Dangerous Fiction of Fake Breasts”
(column) OK Fred . Fall 2007. Vol. 7.
“The Rising Tides of Fashion Populism” (article on Japanese women’s fashion market) J@pan•Inc. Nov/Dec 2007. No. 74.
“Lowry’s Farm” (fashion brand profile) MEKAS. November 1, 2007.
“Island Hopping” (travel to Ishigaki/Taketomi) Néojaponisme. November 5, 2007.
“Girls From Good Families” Clast. November 7, 2007.
“100 Greatest Japanese Rock Albums” Néojaponisme. November 9, 2007.
“CanCam: Moteko vs. Busuko” Néojaponisme. November 13, 2007.
“Koizora: Empathy and Anonymous Creation” Clast. November 16, 2007.
“V.A. / Unicorn Tribute” (record review) The Japan Times. November 23, 2007.
“False Etymology: Munchies” Néojaponisme. November 25, 2007.
“Sumie Kawakami Interview” (on Japanese women) Néojaponisme. November 26, 2007.
“Interview with Fumihiro Tomonaga (Esquire)” MEKAS. December 1, 2007.
“Subcultural Crossover for Teenage Girls” MEKAS. December 1, 2007.
“Tutorial: Japanese Select Shops” MEKAS. December 1, 2007.
“THEATRE PRODUCTS” (fashion brand profile) MEKAS. December 1, 2007.
“The Music in Nantontaku, Crystal Néojaponisme. December 3, 2007.
“Rent-a-Bag and the Meaning of ‘Trend’” Clast. December 12, 2007.
“Easy to Be Haado” (on Japanese version of Hair) Néojaponisme. December 18, 2007.
“The MacroTrends Behind Top 2007 Products” Clast. December 26, 2007.

2006
“King of Street: Stussy 25 years” (essay) Tokion Japan. January 2006.
“All We Do Here is Sleep, Work, and Eat” Neomarxisme. January 8, 2006.
“Proof!” (quotes on Japanese movie posters) Neomarxisme. January 12, 2006.
“We Are the Gyromite Condemnation Affiliate”
Neomarxisme. January 13, 2006.
“The Rise of Social Class in Japan, Pt. I” Neomarxisme. January 16, 2006.
“Solid Gold Disney” Neomarxisme. January 18, 2006.
“Livedoor Con’t” Neomarxisme. January 24, 2006.
“Noah’s Ark” (DIY recording in Tokyo) Neomarxisme. January 27, 2006.
“A Cool Rain” (interview with Kaneshiro Takeshi) GQ. February 2006.
“The Lion Whispers” (classical music cafe Lion) Neomarxisme. February 2, 2006.
“A Sudden Influx of Foreign Labor” Neomarxisme. February 14, 2006.
“Finally, a Comical Discussion about Curling” Neomarxisme. February 16, 2006.
“Radio MXUT Vol. 2 – Electricity!” Neomarxisme. February 24, 2006.
“To learn the Japanese language, get Pod-agogical” (educational podcasts) The Japan Times. February 27, 2006.
“Recycling Cliches: Rakugo vs. Stella” Neomarxisme. March 2, 2006.
“The Friend Tax” Neomarxisme. March 18, 2006.
“Portugal and Superintimacy” Neomarxisme. March 19, 2006.
“Post-Vacation Malaise and the End of an Era” Neomarxisme. March 24, 2006.
“Have you ever noticed…” Neomarxisme. March 24, 2006.
“Japanese Employment, the Adventure” Neomarxisme. March 27, 2006.
“Dydo – American Coffee” (Japanese canned coffee review) Canned Coffee. Spring 2006.
“Gorillas in Our Midst” (long profile of A Bathing Ape designer Nigo) Nylon for Guys. Spring 2006.
“Azuma Makoto” (profile of the botanist/artist) Theme. Spring 2006.
“Fight, This Generation: Vol. 1 TV vs. Music ” (column) OK Fred. Spring 2006.
“Terebi to Jimusho ga Gyujiru Nippon Ongaku Gyoukai ‘Tokushu’ Jijou” (summary of personal research on Japanese music market) Cyzo. April 2006.
“Japanese Love Hotels” (explanatory essay) GQ. April 2006.
“Graduate School” April 2, 2006. Neomarxisme. April 2, 2006.
“Being For the Benefit of Mr. K” (Avex CD inspired by Kurt Cobain) Neomarxisme. April 20, 2006.
“Harajuku/Omotesando: Radically Cool or just Totally Awesome?” Neomarxisme. April 24, 2006.
“Bazooka Joe Comics Spec Script” Neomarxisme. April 29, 2006.
“The Competing Orthopraxies of Three-Button Suits in Japan” Neomarxisme. May 12, 2006.
“Announcing the Winners of the First Annual Neomarxisme.com Pavement Lyric Parody Awards” Neomarxisme. May 15, 2006.
“‘You Can’t Do That on Television’ Fan Fiction” Neomarxisme. June 14, 2006.
“Terminal Decline… of a Certain Subculture (Which Had its Many Foreign Fans)”
(end of Relax magazine) Neomarxisme. June 15, 2006.
“Hyper-Speed Product Proliferation? Blame Distribution” Neomarxisme. June 27, 2006.
“Pompous Particularism vs. Pompous Universalism” Neomarxisme. July 3, 2006.
“Settlers of Catan: the Short Story” Neomarxisme. July 10, 2006.
“Now I Understand Why Contemporary Japanese Pop Culture is at a Nadir” Neomarxisme. July 11, 2006.
“Deductive Argument on Advertorial” Neomarxisme. July 20, 2006.
“The Hilarious Misadventures of Mori Ogai, M.D.” Neomarxisme. July 21, 2006.
“Are You Ready for Kokka no Hinkaku Week?” Neomarxisme. July 23, 2006.
“Kokka no Hinkaku Chapter 1: The Limits of the Modern Spirit of Rationality” Neomarxisme. July 24, 2006.
“Kokka no Hinkaku, Chapter 2: The World Will Be Ruined with ‘Logic’ Alone”
Neomarxisme. July 24, 2006.
“Kokka no Hinkaku Chapter 3: Doubting freedom, equality, and democracy” Neomarxisme. July 26, 2006.
“Dignity of a Nation Analysis Sidebar 1: Income Inequality and Lifetime Employment” Neomarxisme. July 31, 2006.
“Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?” (Kameda Koki fight) Neomarxisme. August 4, 2006.
“Kokka no Hinkaku Chapter 4: Japan – the Nation of Sensitivity and Form” Neomarxisme. August 6, 2006.
“Does the Long Tail Apply to Japan?” Neomarxisme. August 11, 2006.
“Kokka no Hinkaku Chapter 5: Reviving the Bushido Spirit” Neomarxisme. August 14, 2006.
“I Know What Boys Like” Neomarxisme. August 29, 2006.
“Otaku: The Last Nerds Left Standing” Neomarxisme. August 31, 2006.
“Moodman” (profile of DJ) The Fader September 2006.
“Wake Up to the Same Coffee at Your Friendly Gigolo” (on hosts) Neomarxisme. September 8, 2006.
“How Did Japanese Analysts Make Money Before the Rise of Poor People?” (on Miura Atsushi) Neomarxisme. September 12, 2006.
“On the New Japanese Tokion” Neomarxisme. September 18, 2006.
“From First Class to Coach: Beginnings of Taste Deflation in Japanese Fashion” Neomarxisme. September 26, 2006.
“Booze, Babes, and Bawling” (Liquor, Woman, & Tears store) Neomarxisme. September 28, 2006.
“Jun Takahashi” (profile of Under Cover designer) Nylon Guys. Fall 2006.
“Madsaki” (profile of artist) Theme. Fall 2006.
“Fight, This Generation: Vol. 2 The Effects of TV on Music ” (column) OK Fred. Fall 2006.
“Fun, Sun, and Black Ships”
(a trip to Shimoda, Izu Peninsula) Neomarxisme. October 12, 2006.
“A Refreshed Hierarchy for the Japanese Hypermeritocracy”
Neomarxisme. October 17, 2006.
“Shibuya-kei leaves a warm afterglow”
(Shibuya-kei retrospective) The Japan Times. October 19, 2006.
“Idol Decline”
(the rise of Koda Kumi) Neomarxisme. October 24, 2006.
“Looking Back on 1996″ (conceptual review of The Shins and Rilo Kiley) Neomarxisme. October 31, 2006.
“Japanese TV: Passing the Savings onto the Top”
Neomarxisme. November 2, 2006.
“The Republic of (Un)Educated Elites”
Neomarxisme. November 6, 2006.
“It is no longer fun to wait in line”
Neomarxisme. November 13, 2006.
“R.I.P. Velfarre”
Neomarxisme. November 17, 2006.
“The Kevin Smith Nightmare”
Neomarxisme. November 21, 2006.
“No Chances in the Early Days of the ‘Second-Chance Society’”
Neomarxisme. November 22, 2006.
“Beaus in Disarray ep”
Neomarxisme. November 27, 2006.
“Lackluster Video: The Continuing Enigma of Japanese Television”
Neomarxisme. November 28, 2006.
“Rinko Kawauchi” (profile of photographer) Theme. Winter 2006.
“All Behold the Monolithic Beauty of the Mobile Ad Monopoly” Neomarxisme. December 4, 2006.
“Japan: Major or Minor Country?” Neomarxisme. December 8, 2006.
“A Bathtub of Oatmeal” (review of Cornelius’ Sensuous) Riff Market. December 12, 2006.
“Rich Kids” Neomarxisme. December 12, 2006.
“Kanji Causes Manga: Why?” Neomarxisme. December 13, 2006.
“Nintendo’s Failure: Wii Way Not Meta Enough for My Century” Neomarxisme. December 15, 2006.
“The Forty Year-Old Year Virgin’s Global Cool” Neomarxisme. December 19, 2006.
“Year in Music 2006″ Neomarxisme. December 21, 2006.
“Densha Otoko: Finally Interviewed!” Neomarxisme. December 21, 2006.

2005
“The Year in (J)Pop 2004″ Neomarxisme. January 11, 2005.
“Truth in Advertising” Neomarxisme. January 15, 2005.
“No Criticism, No Past” Neomarxisme. January 16, 2005.
“Japanese CD Rental Stores” Neomarxisme. January 18, 2005.
“Daft Daft Punk”
Neomarxisme. January 26, 2005.
“Three Jpop Discs that Matter: Number Three” (Puffy’s “amiyumi”) Neomarxisme. February 4, 2005.
“Three Jpop Discs that Matter: Number Two” (Judy and Mary’s “The Power Source”) Neomarxisme. February 5, 2005.
“Three Jpop Discs that Matter: Number One” (Shiina Ringo’s “Shoso Strip”) Neomarxisme. February 6, 2005.
“Two Video Game Ideas” Neomarxisme. February 6, 2005.
“Travel Japan: It’s… Not Bad!” Neomarxisme. February 6, 2005.
“Three Jpop Discs that Matter: Honorable Mentions” Neomarxisme. February 7, 2005.
“Friendster vs. Mixi, U.S. vs. Japan” Neomarxisme. February 11, 2005.
“Orthodoxy vs. Orthopraxy” Neomarxisme. February 11, 2005.
“Orthodoxy vs. Orthopraxy Pt. II – Music” Neomarxisme. February 16, 2005.
“Orthodoxy vs. Orthopraxy Pt. III – The Kinks” Neomarxisme. February 17, 2005.
“When Artists Disappear” Neomarxisme. February 24, 2005.
“Japan Boom Trickle Down” Neomarxisme. February 26, 2005.
“A Defense of Endism” Neomarxisme. February 27, 2005.
“Neo-Shibuya-kei and the Generational Rift of Japanese Cool” OK Fred. Mar 2005.
“Kids These Days!”
(why Japanese student radicalism failed) Neomarxisme. March 3, 2005.
“English”
Neomarxisme. March 7, 2005.
“English, Pt. III” Neomarxisme. March 15, 2005.
“The Onyanko Club” Neomarxisme. March 16, 2005.
“The Onyanko Club, Pt. II” Neomarxisme. March 17, 2005.
“The Onyanko Club, Pt. III” Neomarxisme. March 18, 2005.
“The Fragility of Pop Culture” (the fleeting Cool Japan moment) Neomarxisme. March 20, 2005.
“Kichiku Daienkai” Neomarxisme. March 23, 2005.
“The Leftover Plurality” Neomarxisme. March 24, 2005.
“Halcali – HarukaRImikkusu” Neomarxisme. March 25, 2005.
“Kenka Bancho” Neomarxisme. March 26, 2005.
“The Three Most Underrated Singles of All Time” Neomarxisme. March 27, 2005.
“When Artists are Resurrected” (Suzuki Ami) Neomarxisme. March 29, 2005.
“When Trendy Cafes Disappear” (closing of Bape Cafe) Neomarxisme. March 29, 2005.
“Talent Industry 101″ Neomarxisme. March 31, 2005.
“Louder than Bombs”
(profile of the band Yura Yura Teikoku) The Fader. April 2005.
“Ape vs. Good Charlotte” Neomarxisme. April 2, 2005.
“Les Maisons des Nouveaux Riches” Neomarxisme. April 3, 2005.
“Japanese Postmodernist on Japanese Postmodernism” Neomarxisme. April 5, 2005.
“Delinquent Subcultures vs. Consumer Lifestyles” Neomarxisme. April 8, 2005.
“Indie Bread vs. Indie Music” Neomarxisme. April 12, 2005.
“A Half-Pint of ‘Sono Hoka no Zasshu 2,’ please” Neomarxisme. April 13, 2005.
“Gundam: Warriors of Universalism” Neomarxisme. April 15, 2005.
“Know Your Blogger: Marxy on Marxy” Neomarxisme. April 19, 2005.
“Hip Hoppin’ Ben Franklin and Kyrgyzstani Textiles in a World of Curry: Aichi Expo 2005″ Neomarxisme. April 21, 2005.
“Do You Hate Uniqlo? Then Buy a Magazine All About the Brand!” Neomarxisme. April 23, 2005.
“The Pakuri Debate: Noda vs. Aida” Neomarxisme. April 30, 2005.
“Golden Interview Week: No. 6 – Shugo Tokumaru” Neomarxisme. May 4, 2005.
“New Movie Idea: E.T.” Neomarxisme. May 6, 2005.
“Shibuya is the New Roppongi” Neomarxisme. May 8, 2005.
“The Japanese Media: A Recap” Neomarxisme. May 10, 2005.
“Den Hideo on the Japanese Media” Neomarxisme. May 11, 2005.
“Suzuki Ami’s Mystery Boss” Neomarxisme. May 12, 2005.
“Clone University Yearbook 2183 C.E.” Neomarxisme. May 13, 2005.
“The Trials and Tribulations of Japanese Entertainment” Neomarxisme. May 13, 2005.
“A No-Tenko Japanese Youth” Neomarxisme. May 13, 2005.
“Alas, the iPod Shuffle” Neomarxisme. May 15, 2005.
“Shukan Post on the Bape Vast Tax Evasion Scheme” Neomarxisme. May 18, 2005.
“Star Wars III – In July!” Neomarxisme. May 21, 2005.
“Japan as Number One! – Part One” Neomarxisme. May 23, 2005.
“Japan as Number One! – Part Two” Neomarxisme. May 25, 2005.
“Proto-Blogging: A Hoax?” Neomarxisme. May 25, 2005.
“Japanese Blogging and Anonymity” Neomarxisme. May 27, 2005.
“I Can CanCam Neomarxisme. May 29, 2005.
“OECD Economic Survey on Japan 2005″ Neomarxisme. June 1, 2005.
“Weekly Playboy: Say No to “Deai-kei” Sites” Neomarxisme. June 2, 2005.
“The Kurile Island Dispute and the World of Women’s Fashion”
Neomarxisme. June 3, 2005.
“Bauhaus Ballerinas” Neomarxisme. June 3, 2005.
“Gross National Cool: A Japanese Response” Neomarxisme. June 4, 2005.
“The Octopus Plot Against Asians!” Neomarxisme. June 10, 2005.
“Magazine Rack” (the Japanese breast fetish) Neomarxisme. June 13, 2005.
“Fight Club” Neomarxisme. June 14, 2005.
“LoVe” (Louis Vuitton in Japan) Neomarxisme. June 16, 2005.
“Otsuka Ai Pakuri!” Neomarxisme. June 17, 2005.
“Meanwhile at Traveling Wilburys Headquarters…” Neomarxisme. June 18, 2005.
“Murakami Takashi Sells Out!” Neomarxisme. June 19, 2005.
“NY Times on Harajuku Girls… Again” Neomarxisme. June 20, 2005.
“The Myth of Japanese Universities” Neomarxisme. June 22, 2005.
“Japanese Consumers Want Manuals” Neomarxisme. June 26, 2005.
“Dateline, Hollywood” Neomarxisme. June 26, 2005.
“Telecommunications: Culture Killer or Catalyst?” Neomarxisme. June 28, 2005.
“Sequels that Don’t Live Up to the Original” Neomarxisme. June 30, 2005.
“Bad Tuning” Neomarxisme. July 1, 2005.
“Top Gun and Faith Alone” Neomarxisme. July 2, 2005.
“Top Gun + Japanese Film Practices” Neomarxisme. July 3, 2005.
“Cyzo!” Neomarxisme. July 4, 2005.
“Noda Nagi’s Pakuri Problem Part Two” Neomarxisme. July 6, 2005.
“The Do-Nuts: Halcali Pakuri” Neomarxisme. July 7, 2005.
“The So-Called ‘Densha Otoko’” Neomarxisme. July 10, 2005.
“Sampling 2005″ Neomarxisme. July 11, 2005.
“Back to the ’90s” Neomarxisme. July 14, 2005.
“Namennayo – On Pirates and Cats” Neomarxisme. July 16, 2005.
“Punk Rock” Neomarxisme. July 19, 2005.
“Jomon vs. Yayoi” Neomarxisme. July 20, 2005.
“Summers in the Pool” Neomarxisme. July 21, 2005.
“Cyzo: Censoring Star Wars Reviews in Japan” Neomarxisme. July 22, 2005.
“Def Tech = Soka Gakkai?” Neomarxisme. July 24, 2005.
“A Correction on Japanese Film Criticism” Neomarxisme. July 26, 2005.
“Payola” Neomarxisme. July 28, 2005.
“Bad Fighter Pilot ‘Call Names’” Neomarxisme. July 28, 2005.
“Canyoning vs. Ikaho” Neomarxisme. August 2, 2005.
“Some Aspects of U.S. Media Abuses/Problems” Neomarxisme. August 5, 2005.
“Da Bomb” (Kriss Kross and Hiroshima) Neomarxisme. August 7, 2005.
“Popeye ’79 on American College Life” Neomarxisme. August 8, 2005.
“Girls, Don’t Fight! We Can All be Japanese!!” Neomarxisme. August 9, 2005.
“iTunes Japan: Sony vs. The Jimushos” Neomarxisme. August 11, 2005.
“The Soft Appeal” Neomarxisme. August 16, 2005.
“On that OTAK Otaku Certification Exam…” Neomarxisme. August 17, 2005.
“Radio MXUT Vol. 1 – Slam, Jump, Stand” Neomarxisme. August 19, 2005.
“The Soft Appeal, Con’t” Neomarxisme. August 23, 2005.
“Bus Man” (Japanese release of Napoleon Dynamite) Neomarxisme. August 24, 2005.
“Japanese Artists With Foreign Names 1984-2004″ Neomarxisme. August 26, 2005.
“Breakfast Notes on Jpop Videos” Neomarxisme. August 29, 2005.
“Get That Cheddar” (cheese ring from Q-pot.) The Fader. September 2005.
“Digital Listening” (cultural change from iPods) OK Fred. Fall 2005.
Grandma’s Little Helper” (Yumel doll phrases) Harper’s Magazine. September 2005. Translation.
“Yukari Fresh” (artist interview) Tokion Japan. September 2005.
“Bad Japanese Importations: Kudzu” Neomarxisme. September 7, 2005.
“Puffy Amiyumi as Neo-Bubblegum” Neomarxisme. September 9, 2005.
“My Favorite Band is Dinosaur Jr. T-shirts” Neomarxisme. September 24, 2005.
“A Eulogy for Zest” (closing of Shibuya-kei record store Zest) Neomarxisme. September 25, 2005.
“Low on Budget, Low on Concept, High on Rock” Neomarxisme. September 29, 2005.
“Too Hot for Japan” (Cyzo on taboos) Neomarxisme. October 2, 2005.
“Endless Apprentice” Neomarxisme. October 6, 2005.
“In Search of… Henbyoshi” Neomarxisme. October 17, 2005.
“2-Ch Foils Manga Pakuri” Neomarxisme. October 19, 2005.
Relax on Peace” Neomarxisme. October 20, 2005.
“Class and Creativity” (Tokion’s Creativity Now Tokyo) Neomarxisme. October 24, 2005.
“15%” (consumption taxes in Japan) Neomarxisme. October 25, 2005.
“Everything Bad is Good For You (In Selected Media Markets)” Neomarxisme. October 28, 2005.
“Takagi Kan” (interview with hip hop pioneer) The Fader. November 2005.
“Japanese TV, Part II – Sonim vs. Orlando Bloom” Neomarxisme. November 5, 2005.
“Japanese Tribute Bands” Neomarxisme. November 6, 2005.
“Sturm und Traing” Neomarxisme. November 7, 2005.
“Gimme Shelter and Towel Rock” Neomarxisme. November 12, 2005.
“An Era of Lesser Tastes” Neomarxisme. November 14, 2005.
“Mourning Musuko” Neomarxisme. November 16, 2005.
“Friday Night” (a night in Tokyo) Neomarxisme. November 19, 2005.
“Who’s Got Beef? You Chicken?” Neomarxisme. November 21, 2005.
“Teriyaki Boyz — Beef or Chicken?” (record review) The Japan Times. November 25, 2005.
“Matchups” (the Japanese version of mashups) Neomarxisme. November 29, 2005.
“Down with the Construction Industry!” Neomarxisme. December 5, 2005.
“The America that Mistranslates Japan” Neomarxisme. December 7, 2005.
“The Hamasaki Ayumi Wedding Fiasco — Part II” Neomarxisme. December 8, 2005.
“Hamasaki Ayumi Engagement: Ultimate Paranoid Narrative” Neomarxisme. December 11, 2005.
“Japan Discovers Poor People… and They’re Awesome!” Neomarxisme. December 12, 2005.
“YMCK – Family Racing” (record review) The Japan Times. December 16, 2005.

2004
“Johnny Conquest” Beikoku Ongaku. January 2004. Translation.
“Brian Reitzell – let’s get… lost in translation” Beikoku Ongaku. January 2004. Translation.
“Stone’s Throw” Beikoku Ongaku. January 2004. Translation.
“Dude, Where’s my Music?” Beikoku Ongaku. January 2004. Translation.
“Air ‘Talkie Walkie’” (profile of the band Air’s album). Beikoku Ongaku January 2004.
“The Music ‘Business’” Young Alive In Love blog. June 4, 2004.
“The End of Cultural Arbitrage: the West” Young Alive In Love blog. June 11, 2004.
“Debunking ‘Gross National Cool’” Young Alive In Love blog. July 5, 2004.
“Kiiiiiii” (profile of the Japanese band). Tokion. July 2004. Text and translation.
“Hazel Nuts Chocolate – Bewitched!” Young Alive In Love blog. August 9, 2004.
“Aprils – Pan-da” Young Alive In Love blog. August 9, 2004.
“The Electronic Tomato – S/T” Young Alive In Love blog. August 9, 2004.
“American Graffiti and the Tyranny of Choice” Young Alive In Love blog. August 31, 2004.
“The Dasai Market Thesis” Young Alive In Love blog. September 7, 2004.
“Utada and the Bie Lie of Selling Abroad” Young Alive In Love blog. September 29, 2004.
“Lamenting the Death of Trend in the Land of the Rising Sun” The Fader. Sept/Oct 2004.
“What Fuji Keiko’s Daughter is Up to in America” Neomarxisme. October 14, 2004.
“The Decline of the Japanese Music Market, Part One” Neomarxisme. October 17, 2004.
“The Decline of the Japanese Music Market, Part Two” Neomarxisme. October 18, 2004.
“The Decline of the Japanese Music Market, Part Three” Neomarxisme. October 19, 2004.
“The Decline of the Japanese Music Market, Part Four” Neomarxisme. October 20, 2004.
“No Lyrics in Music Reviews” Neomarxisme. November 2, 2004.
“TOKION’s Creativity Now Tokyo” Neomarxisme. November 7, 2004.
“Halcali – Ongaku no Susume” Neomarxisme. November 11, 2004.
“The Mechanical Coldness of Music Rankings and Imitation” Neomarxisme. November 14, 2004.
“The Legacy of Shibuya-Kei Part One” Neomarxisme. November 15, 2004.
“The Legacy of Shibuya-Kei Part Two” Neomarxisme. November 16, 2004.
“Authority through Selective Democracy” Neomarxisme. November 18, 2004.
“The Legacy of Shibuya-Kei Part Three” Neomarxisme. November 19, 2004.
“The Legacy of Shibuya-Kei Part Four” Neomarxisme. November 19, 2004.
“The Legacy of Shibuya-Kei Part Five” Neomarxisme. November 22, 2004.
“The Legacy of Shibuya-Kei Part Six” Neomarxisme. November 24, 2004.
“Marxy’s Guide to Foreign Views on Japan” Neomarxisme. November 24, 2004.
“Roller Cool” Neomarxisme. November 25, 2004.
“Words of Wisdom” (from Steve Albini) Neomarxisme. November 26, 2004.
“Happoshu Culture” Neomarxisme. November 28, 2004.
“Kiiiiiii for Any Occasion” Cha Cha Charming. Winter 2004.
“Tokyo Jihen – Kyouiku” Neomarxisme. December 5, 2004.
“No Pinkies in the Japanese Art Market” Neomarxisme. December 10, 2004.
“Income (In)equality in Japan” Neomarxisme. December 13, 2004.
“Nagao Tomoaki in the New York Times” Neomarxisme. December 22, 2004.

2003
“Plus-tech Squeeze Box” (profile/interview with the Japanese band). Tokion. January 2003.
“James Lavelle” (interview). Tokion. January 2003.
“Viva El Chino” (Alberto Fujimori). Tokion. March 2003.
“Yuko Shimizu” (Hello Kitty original designer interview). Tokion. September 2003.
“Pico Pico” (Japanese electropop). Tokion. November 2003.

2002
“The Japan Factor” (Japanese consumers of graffiti art). Tokion. May 2002.
“I Wanna Be a Pop Idol: Puffy” (interview). Tokion. July 2002.
“Kahimi Karie” (profile of the Japanese singer). Tokion. July 2002.
“Jihad Nippon” (Japanese Red Army). Tokion. September 2002.
“Analog Paradise” (Japanese record market). Tokion. November 2002.

2001
“Kaiju Big Battel” (profile of wrestling performance group). Tokion. Nov 2001. Text.
“Otto Design Group” (profile). Tokion. Nov 2001. Text.