The International Journal of Contents Tourism is an
open-access Scholarly journal exploring the phenomenon of "contents tourism".
The International Journal of Contents Tourism is an open-access scholarly journal exploring the phenomenon of ‘contents tourism’. Contents tourism is travel behaviour motivated fully or partially by narratives, characters, locations and other creative elements of popular culture forms, including film, television dramas, manga, anime, novels and computer games. The concept originated in Japan and is closely related to what is known as film-induced tourism or media-induced tourism in English.
IJCT publishes articles of various lengths, from original research papers through to short blog entries. It is based at Hokkaido University and the editors-in-chief are Professor Takayoshi Yamamura (Center for Advanced Tourism Studies, Hokkaido University) and Professor Philip Seaton (Institute of Japan Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies).
IJCT has three main aims:
Read the journal’s constitution.