jamie tokuno

Independent researcher (USA)

Jamie TOKUNO has a Masters of Arts in the Theory and Practice of Translation from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and was a recipient of the Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Scholarship for PhD in Ecotourism Translation at SOAS. Her main research area is Japanese translation studies with a focus on promotional ecotourism texts, though she is also interested in corpus-based translation studies, ecotourism studies, and Japanese sociolinguistics. She is currently based in Honolulu, Hawaii, where she is on the Board of Directors for the Hawaii Ecotourism Association and works for the Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau in addition to her activities as an independent researcher and freelance translator.


Publications with Mutual Images Journal

Vol. 3 (Autumn 2017):

Visuality and Fictionality of Japan and Europe in a Cross-Cultural Framework

"Book review- A study of Japanese animation as translation: A descriptive analysis of Hayao Miyazaki and other anime dubbed into English by Adachi Reito" (p. 128-133)

Vol. 4 (Spring 2018):

Japan and Asia: Representations of Selfness and Otherness

"Exhibition review- The Disasters of Peace: Social Discontent in the Manga of Tsuge Tadao and Katsumata Susumu at the Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawai‘i, U.S.A., 30 November 2017 – 15 April 2018" (p. 111-116)


Member of MUTUAL IMAGES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION Board: Treasurer since 2018

Member of the Editorial Board of Mutual Images Journal