‘Hi Score Girl’ or ‘Middle School Girl’: Japanese Schooling, candy and anime…what more could a girl…write about?

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This week was my first experience of watching an anime series, and second experience of watching anime all together and it did not disappoint. I was excited and unsure of what to expect in this weeks screening but nevertheless I loved it. The nostalgic and funky opening credits had me hooked.

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When analysing the series I thought back to the weeks lecture we discussed reflexive auto-ethnography, where the researcher changes as a result of the research conducted.

With this in mind I was able to understand the Japanese cultures and traditions that are embedded within ‘Hi Score Girl’ and recognise key ideas in the series. This was achieved through the cultural experiences and  knowledge I have learnt during the research phase of the series and creating tweets based off personal experiences.

My main tweet that began my reflexive autoethnography was about how this was my first experience watching an anime…

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