Monsters of Japan and the Globalization of Folklorism: Oni and Their Representations in "InuYasha" and "The Legend of Zelda."

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Authors
Pippin, Geoffrey
Issue Date
2014-04-30
Type
Thesis
Keywords
University of the South Senior Honors Thesis , Student honors thesis , Oni , Folklorism , InuYasha , Legend of Zelda , Japan , Folklore , Mythology
Abstract
This paper looks at the anime series InuYasha as well as the video game series The Legend of Zelda and analyzes the depictions of Japanese demons (oni) within their narratives, demonstrating the importance of these images and their effects on our cultural understanding.
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