Associate professor at Nara Prefectural University. Born in Nara in 1983. Earned his degree in cognitive psychology from Hokkaidō University in 2007. Completed his doctorate in tourism studies at the same university in 2012. Assumed his present position in April 2015. Works include Zonbigaku (Zombie Studies) and Anime seichi junrei no kankō shakaigaku: Kontentsu tsūrizumu no media komyunikēshon bunseki (Anime Pilgrimages and the Sociology of Tourism: A Media Communication Analysis of Content Tourism).
Oct 11, 2018