Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Presentation on Japan next week, Ap 24-25

Pictorial map of Japan by trudeau
Pictorial map of Japan, a photo by trudeau on Flickr.

Have fun choosing and making a lighthearted presentation on Japanese culture. 15 pts.

Powerpoint or other format if OK'd by your teacher.
- Fun title.
- Photos on each visual page (aka slide).
- Map.
- Documentation at end.
- Total of 6 pages / slides.
- Factoids, or bulleted notes.

Typical topics -
- Hayao Miyazaki
- Animated movies.
- Manga.
- Zen Buddhism
- Mt Fuji
- J-pop group.
- Tokyo, or one section of the city, such as the Ginza.
- Tokyo's Harajuku area, center of youth fashion.
- Sega, Nintendo and Japanese game companies.
- Auto manufacturers such as Honda, Mazda, Toyota, Mitsubishi.
- Music-related companies, such as Sony, Panasonic, Yamaha and Korg.
- Motorcycle companies such as Kawasaki, Suzuki, Honda.
- Geishas.
- Samurai.
- Swords.
- Ships; the junk.
- Noodles; soba.
- Sushi and sashimi.
- Tempura; also, Benihana of Tokyo.
- Hiragana, Katakana, Kanji.
- Historic art and architecture.
- Modern art.
- Robots.
- Karesansui and other gardens.
- Kimono and traditional clothing.
- Judo and martial arts.