Technologies of Kokoro: Imagineering Human-Robot Co-Existence. Perspectives from Japan. (Robots, Religion, Emotion), 2022

Glamorized Exploitation: Visual Images of Meiji-period “Factory Girls” (jokō), 2022

Imagineerism: Technology, Robots, Kinship. Perspectives from Japan, 2022

From Tiramisù to #MeToo: Triangulations of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Heisei Japan (1989-2019), 2022

Robot Theater (Robotto engeki) in Japan: Staging Science Fiction Futures, 2021

Gotai: Corporeal Aesthetics and Robotic Exoskeletons in Japan, 2020

No Place for Robots: Reassessing the Bukimi no Tani (“Uncanny Valley”), 2020

Robots and Religiosity, 2019

Edible Eugenics: Dietary Reform and Nation-building in Modern Japan, 2018

Robot Reincarnation: Rubbish, Artefacts, and Mortuary Rituals, 2018

Japan’s Gender-Bending History, 2017

An Oscar for Wakamaru: Robots, Gender, and Performance, 2016

Human Rights Vs. Robot Rights: Forecasts from Japan, 2014

From Uniqlo to NGOs: The Problematic “Culture of Giving” in Inter-Disaster Japan, 2012

Hemato-nationalism: The Past, Present, and Future of “Japanese Blood”, 2011

Rubble, Radiation, and Robots, 2011

Gendering Robots: Posthuman Traditionalism in Japan, 2011

Robots of the Rising Sun, 2010

Gendering Humanoid Robots: Robo-Sexism in Japan, 2010

The Erotic Grotesque Nonsense of Superflat: “Happiness” as Pathology in Japan Today, 2010

Eugenics in Japan: Sanguinous Repair, 2010

Reveille for Anthropologists. Introduction: Anthropologists and War, 2010

Relentless Presentism: Life and Art in the Superflat Dimension, 2009

Ethnicity and Gender in the Wartime Japanese Revue Theatre, 2009

Ema kara yomi sōzō no kyōdōtai: senchūki nihon ni okeru ema to sensōteki niritsuhaihansei, 2009 (Japanese translation of Emaーgined Community)

Ema-gined Community: Votive Tablets (ema) and Strategic Ambivalence in Wartime Japan, 2008

Yūseigakuteki shokuminchishugi: Nihon ni okeru chi no ideorogī (Eugenic Colonialism: Japanese Blood Ideology), 2007

Robo Sapiens Japanicus: Humanoid Robots and the Posthuman Family, 2007

Biopower: Blood, Kinship, and Eugenic Marriage, 2005

Introduction: Sexualizing Anthropology’s Fields (in Same-Sex Cultures and Sexualities), 2005

Putting and Keeping Japan in Anthropology, 2005

Dehistoricizing History: The Ethical Dilemma of “East Asian Bioethics”, 2005

Blood Talks: Eugenic Modernity and the Creation of New Japanese, 2002

Reflexivity Redux: A Pithy Polemic on “Positionality”, 2002

Yoshiya Nobuko: Out and Outspoken in Practice and Prose, 2002

Japan’s First Cyborg? Miss Nippon, Eugenics and Wartime Technologies of Beauty, Body and Blood, 2001

Dying to Tell: Sexuality and Suicide in Imperial Japan, 1999

It Takes a Village: Internationalization and Nostalgia in Postwar Japan, 1998

Japanese Farm Manuals: A Literature of Discovery, 1984

Sexy Rice. Plant Gender, Farm Manuals, and Grass-Roots Nativism, 1984

Rooting the Pine: Shingaku Methods of Organization, 1979