Basic Informations

Name :
  Dr. IDEGUCHI Akinori

Year of birth :

Organization :
  Rikkyo University
   -- Faculty of Sociology, Department of Communication and Media Studies.

Job Title :
  Professor (2020.4-)

Research Fields

Sociology of music, especially...

  1. Music and Information Technology.
  2. Music in the OTAKU Culture.
  3. Music and Authority.

Graduate School

Osaka University, Graduate School of Letters.
 -- 2007 Completed (Coursework), Doctor (Division of Letters)

Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Education
 -- 2003 Completed (Coursework), Master (Division of Education)


Books (in Japanese)

The Century of DOYO : Why the Songs Became to Spiritual Hometown of Japanese, 2018, Tokyo: Chikuma shobo.

DOUJIN Music and its Related Issues : Technologies, Institutions and Notions around the Music of New Century, 2012, Tokyo: Seikyusha.

Network Musicking : Musics and Cultures in the Age of Reference, 2009, Tokyo: Keiso shobo.


Paper (in English)

2013.3. "The Possibility of Dojin Music: An Investigation of Music Activities Derived from Japanese Otaku Culture", in Quarterly Journal of Welfare Society (The International University of Kagoshima), 32(4): 88-99.


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Tel: +81-3-3985-4907 (Office)
Mail: ideguchi[at]