Kamille Solves the Riddle of the Sphinx
This week, we recap, review, and analyze Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (機動戦士Ζガンダム) episode 5 “Father and Son” (父と子と), discuss our first impressions, and provide commentary and research on parenting in Japan in the 1970s and 80s, a Cat Stevens song, angry ghosts, and posessed crabs.
- Articles on parenting, that give some historical insight and analysis of more recent attitudes and trends:
Holloway, Susan & Nagase, Ayumi. (2014). Child Rearing in Japan. 10.1007/978-94-007-7503-9_6.
The Japanese Family, Anne E. lmamura For Video Letter from Japan II: A Young Family. Asia Society (1990): 7-17.
- Youtube link for the Cat Stevens song "Father and Son" with original music video.
- Articles about ghosts in Japanese tradition generally: Yurei: Japanese Ghosts, Yūrei: the Ghosts of Japan, Ghosts on the shore, Ghosts, Demons and Spirits in Japanese Lore, and Ghosts in Ancient Japan.
- Funerary practices in American communities of Japanese descent.
- Other stories about the Taira ghosts that didn't make it into the podcast:
- The music from the memorial is:
Caribdis by @nop (c) copyright 2016 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
Brave New World by RavenWing (c) copyright 2014 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.
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