Noriko Manabe's Publications

Books (authored)

  • The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Protest Music After Fukushima. Oxford University Press, 2015/2016.
    • BFE Book Prize, British Forum for Ethnomusicology, 2018.
    • John Whitney Hall Book Prize, Association for Asian Studies, 2017.
    • Alan Merriam Prize (Honorable Mention), Society for Ethnomusicology, 2016.
    • Video playlists for the book can be found here
    • Amazon link is here (US), (Japan), (UK)
    • Reviews are here
    • OUP blog post on the legacy of post-3.11 protests is here
    • Video of talk at Temple University Japan, July 2016, is here
  • Revolution Remixed: A Typology of Intertextuality in Protest Songs. Oxford University Press, under contract. 
Books (edited)
  • Oxford Handbook of Protest Music, co-edited with Eric Drott. Under contract.
  • Nuclear Music: Sonic Responses to War, Disaster, and Power, co-edited with Jessica Schwartz. Oxford University Press, under contract.   
  • 33-1/3 Japan, series editor, Bloomsbury Press. Under contract.

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Peer-reviewed journals

  • “Globalization and Japanese Creativity: Adaptation of Japanese Language to Rap.” Ethnomusicology 50/1 (Winter 2006): 1-36. Analyzes the interaction of Japanese prosody, rhythms, and rhymes in rap. Abstract
Webcast of lecture         
Table of Contents for Webcast            

 Shorter articles in journals

Chapters in edited volumes 

  • La musique dans le mouvement antinucléaire japonais après Fukushima: quatre espaces de manifestation.” Politiques des musiques populaires au XXIe siècle, ed. Elsa Grassy and Jedediah Sklower, 161–186. Saffré, France: Éditions Seteun, 2016. Peer reviewed.

Chapters in conference proceedings
Blog posts.


Encyclopedia Entries

  • "Hip-Hop, Japan" and "DJ Krush." In Pop Culture in Asia and Oceania, ed. Jeremy Murray and Kathleen M. Nadeau, 20–24. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2016.