June 11, 2012
Please note that the Japan Style Sheet is now available at: [url=http://japanstylesheet.com]http://japanstylesheet.com[/url]
KANJI IN ENGLISH TEXT Editors, translators, and proofreaders turn to the Japan Style Sheet (Stone Bridge Press, 1998) to make style decisions for their work related to Japan. While the editorial options and recommendations given in JSS are as reliable as ever, technology has moved on, resolving some of the difficulties... more
June 3, 2012
by Richard Sadowsky
In mid-2012, SWET enters a new era with a visually redesigned and enhanced website at swet.jp setting the groundwork for SWET’s future development. From now on, the website will be the place to go for SWET news, articles, and information for members and others with an interest in SWET topics.
The website will continue to be based on the... more
February 9, 2004
John L. McCreery
In his second article about Japanese advertising, John McCreery turns to the medium of television, which has unique possibilities not found in print advertising.
In the last issue of the SWET Newsletter, I talked generally about [url=https://www.swet.jp/articles/list/100_0_7_10_C/]how to read Japanese ads[/url] and illustrated the approach I advocate by looking at the print ads for the... more
May 2, 2003
by John L. McCreery
What does it mean to understand an ad? And what specifically does it mean to understand a Japanese ad? The ads we examine are more than an opportunity to learn about Japanese advertising; they are also an opportunity to learn something about the society in which those ads were produced.
When asked if I... more