Overview of independent autoethnography task

Tamara Kelly

This semester, the Digital Asia subject had me delve into many different types of culture from many different countries. These included watching films made in Japan, documentaries following professional Korean gamers and even trying different foods. These were all done so we could explore a different culture from our own and investigate autoethnography. Thinking of an idea for a digital artefact, I looked back on my own experience. Some of the shows I watched growing up were some very funny and entertaining game shows that actually were originally derived from Japanese game shows. Many have been adapted, one including American Ninja Warrior. A show modified from the original Sasuke or Ninja Warrior in Japan where athletes would compete in physically demanding challenges. Another show I watched was MXC, which stands for Most Extreme Elimination. Using footage from Takeshi’s castle it’s a very funny show but only until recently I genuinely…

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