Book Publications

Asian Laughs! A Survey of Asian Comedy Films (Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche, 2011) (Article)

Directory of World Cinema: Japan (Intellect Books, 2010) (Reviews)

Asia Films Journeys: Selections from Cinemaya (Wisdom Tree, 2010) (article)

Nudes! Guns! Ghosts! The Sensational Films of Shintoho (Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche, 2010)

To Japan with Love: A Travel Guide for the Connoisseur (ThingsAsian Press, 2009) (Article)

No Borders, No Limits -- Nikkatsu Action Cinema (FAB Press, 2007)

The Insilvered Screen: Surrealism on Film (Wallflower Press, 2007) (Article)

Anime Perdute -- Il Cinema di Miike Takashi (Il Castoro, 2006) (article)

Asia Sings! (Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche, 2006) (various contributions)

Povratak Zutog titla (AGM, 2006) (article)

No Borders, No Limits -- The World of Nikkatsu Action (Centro Espressioni Cinematografiche, 2005)

The Yakuza Movie Book -- A Guide to Japanese Gangster Films (Stone Bridge Press, 2003)

Kon Ichikawa (Indiana University Press, 2001) (Interview)

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Japanese Culture  (Routledge, 2001) (Articles)

Japan Pop! Inside the World of Japanese Popular Culture (M.E. Sharpe, 2000) (Article)

l Cinema Giapponese Oggi -- Tradizione e Innovazione (Fondazione Pesaro Nuovo Cinema Onlus, 2001) (Article)

Contemporary Japanese Film (Weatherhill, 1999)

Partnership, Prosperity, Potential: 50 Years of American Business in Japan (The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, 1998) (Article)

The Encyclopedia of Japanese Pop Culture (Weatherhill, 1997)

Bringing Home the Sushi -- An Inside Look at Japanese Business Through Japanese Comics (Mangajin, 1995) (Article)

Sumo -- A Fan's Guide (The Japan Times, 1994)

Tokyo After Dark (The Japan Times, 1992)

Jesse! Sumo Superstar (The Japan Times 1985) (Co-author)

Comments on "Classroom English in Japan" by Native Speakers (At Random, 1983)


Winter Sleep (Vertical, 2005)

Princess Mononoke -- The Art and Making of the Most Popular Japanese Film of All Time (Miramax Books, 1999) (Translation and introduction)

The Shogun's Gold -- A Novel of 19th Century Financial Intrigue (Kodansha International, 1991)

From Politics to Lifestyles: Japan in Print, 1987 (Cornell University East Asia Papers: 1987) (Contributor)