HIOKI Takayuki

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HIOKI Takayuki
Job title
Associate Professor
PhD(The University of Tokyo), Master of Arts(The University of Tokyo)


Takayuki HIOKI is Associate Professor of Japanese Literature, Shirayuri University, Tokyo. He received BA degree in Theatre Studies from Waseda University and earned MA and PhD degrees at The University of Tokyo. His research interests include the modernisation of kabuki and the relationship between theatre and society in the Meiji era (1868-1912). His recent publication is "Kabuki in the Transforming Era: A History of the Kabuki in the Late Edo Period and the Meiji Era" (in Japanese, Published by Kasama Shoin, 2016).

Research Areas


Published Papers

HIOKI Takayuki
THEATRE STUDIES Journal of Japanese society for Theatre Research   62(0) 67-79   2016   [Refereed]
This paper analyses the function of newspapers in Kawatake Mokuami's Suitengu Megumi no Fukagawa (1885), one of the most famous zangiri-mono plays (kabuki plays depicting the society after the Meiji Restoration). Especially well know...
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日本文学   62(10) 42-52   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Hioki Takayuki
Japanese Literature   60(12) 24-33   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
<p>Haiyū-hyōban-ki was the most popular guidebook for the actors' rankings on box office in the Meiji Period. It was published by the sixty-two theatrical organizations in Tokyo, but Kiyoshi Ogita points out that there were at least two kin...
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Studies on theatre and film arts   (51) 19-28   2010


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藝能史研究 = History of the performing arts   (216) 40-43   Jan 2017   [Invited]
Hioki Takayuki
Japanese Literature   62(7) 86-87   Jul 2013   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

Les guerres, les catastrophes et l'imitation du nô: la tradition du kabuki de l'ère Meiji [Invited]
HIOKI Takayuki
La tradition théâtrale en France et au Japon: réflexions croisées sur les mises en scènes contemporaines du théâtre baroque et le Kinoshita Kabuki   30 Oct 2018   Institut de recherche en études théâtrales, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris 3)
The Losers in the late 19th-century Kabuki Plays (in the panel “Mobility and Periphery in pre-modern Japan: Theatre as Social Media”)
HIOKI Takayuki
Annual Conference of the International Federation for Theatre Research   12 Jul 2018   International Federation for Theatre Research
The Social Diversity of Kabuki Audiences in Tokyo during the Meiji Era (in the panel “Kabuki and Its Spectators: The Theatrical Experience in Edo- and Meiji Period Japan”)
HIOKI Takayuki
The 15th EAJS conference   2 Sep 2017   European Association for Japanese Studies
The Dramas of Shintomi-za and the Society of Early Meiji Era (in the panel “The Popularity of Traditional Japanese Theatre: Its Place in the Public Sphere”)
HIOKI Takayuki
Annual Conference of the International Federation for Theatre Research   9 Jul 2015   International Federation for Theatre Research