JAPAN (Theme: Soft Power and Hard Power), and the Movie Okuribito: Departures


1.) First, Watch the Cinema MANDATORY about Okuribito: Departures the movie after watching the films, please write a conversation.

Here is the link for the movie, https://kissasian.sh/Drama/Departures/Movie

2.) Next, Students’ need to make a proposal to find and suggest a reading on: Japan’s Soft Power and Hard Power.

Here’s the link for Hard Power, Yoshihara, Toshi. Japanese hard power: rising to the challenge. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 2014.

But the link for soft power is attached on the file.

3.) Then, briefly summarize and explain why you chose the article. And compare the Movie Okuribito: Departures, and Soft Power and Hard Power of Japan.

(NEEDS TO BE A SCHOLARLY ONE< not a newspaper article)

Remember we are all learning from one another, provide facts and links.


Reflection Papers should be singled spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font, 1-inch margin all around

Cite sources, minimum of 3, cannot list a website. If the source comes from a website, you must cite correctly.

Guide on how to cite internet sources: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/mla_style/mla_formatting_and_style_guide/mla_work s_cited_electronic_sources.html

Also, follow the Rubric Grading Scale for this homework, that is attached on the file.

Sample Solution