westernised sports in Japan
Look into westernised sports in Japan, such as baseball and soccer, and traditional sports, such as sumo. How are these sports viewed by the population and how are they portrayed by the media. What are the values linked to these sports. Different values in traditional sports and westernised sports? Links to soft power and nation branding in Japan. How is the government promoting these sports. The role of international sports events such as Olympic Games for Japanese culture and economy.