忍者表象のグローカリゼーション--ナリウッドにおけるソッコト忍者 [in Japanese] Glocalization of Ninja representation: Sokoto Ninja in Nollywood [in Japanese]
Access this Article
Search this Article
Ninja is said to be the ancient warrior originated in Japan. Nowadays its transnational emerging has been seen globally, even in Sokoto, northern Nigeria where I have conducted field research for Nollywood kungfu film since 2001. In this article, I trace some transnational process of ninja representation outside Japan and consider ways to transform global image into a localized ninja/ninjoji of Sokoto.
- Language and culture
Language and culture (23), 256-271, 2010