Journal Publications

2015 Okabe, Tsugumi. “Jane Austen in Translation: On Sisterhood and Romance in Mochizuki Reiko’s Sense and Sensibility.” Persuasions On-Line, Jane Austen Society of North America, vol. 36, no. 1, 2015.

2013 Okabe, Tsugumi. “From Sherlock Holmes to ‘Heisei’ Holmes: Counter Orientalism and Post Modern Parody in Aoyama Gōshō’s Detective Conan Manga Series.” International Journal of Comic Art, vol. 15, no. 1, 2013, pp. 230-250.

Book Chapter Publications

2018 Okabe, Tsugumi. “Rule Makers vs. Rule Breakers: The Impact of Legislative Policies on Women Game Developers in the Japanese Game Industry.” Feminism in Play, edited by Kishonna L. Gray, Gerald Voorhees, Emma Vossen, Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, pp. 125-141.

Forthcoming Publications

Okabe, Tsugumi. “Combating Youth Violence: The Emergence of Boy Sleuths in Japan’s Lost Decade.” Mechademia: Second Arc. (Manuscript accepted October 7th, 2017). 

Okabe, Tsugumi and Jérémie Pelletier-Gagnon. “The Politics of Asobigokoro in Boys’ Love Visual Novel Games.” Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities: Special Issue on Japanese Game Studies & the Replaying Japan Conference. (Manuscript accepted April 7, 2017).

Okabe, Tsugumi. “Global Partners against Crime: Rewriting Sherlock Holmes and Watson in Japanese Video Games.” Replaying Japan Journal. (Invited Submission, June 2018).


2015 Pelletier-Gagnon, Jérémie and Tsugumi Okabe, translator. “The Game Freaks Who Play With Bugs—In Praise of the Video Game Xevious.” By Nakazawa Shin’ichi, Kinephanos: Médias et Culture Populaire, vol. 5, no. 1, 2015.

Featured Blogs

2017 Okabe, Tsugumi. “What Does Teaching Excellence Mean to You? Some Reflections on Pedagogy and Curriculum Design.” The Quad: Where UAlberta Meets Online, University of Alberta.