Japan, Japanese culture, literature, manga, anime, film, contemporary Japanese society, Murakami Haruki, Miyazaki Hayao, gender, character construction theory.
Gitte Marianne Hansen. A female serial killer’s literary roots: Murakami Haruki, 1Q84 and Aomame. AsiaPortal, 2011. Available at: http://infocus.asiaportal.info/2011/09/19/a-female-serial-killer%E2%80%99s-literary-roots-murakami-haruki-1q84-and-aomame/.
Gitte Marianne Hansen. Away from home when disaster strikes : Diary from a UK-based Japanese community after the Tohoku catastrophe. AsiaPortal, 2011. Available at:http://infocus.asiaportal.info/2011/03/29/blogsin-focus2011marchaway-home-when-disaster-strikes/.
Gitte Marianne Hansen. 2011. Eating disorders and self-harm in Japanese cultural expression. Contemporary Japan Vol. 23 (1), 49-70.
Gitte Marianne Hansen. 2010. Murakami Haruki's Female Narratives – Ignored works show awareness of women's issues. Japan Studies Association Journal Vol. 8, 229-238.