Examines examples of forbidden love, romantic passion, love suicides, and other versions of the leibestod motif in Japanese films, and compares them to medieval European stories such as that of Tristan and Iseult.
Umland, Rebecca A. and Umland, Samuel J.
"All for Love: The Myth of Romantic Passion in Japanese Cinema,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 23
, Article 5.
Available at: http://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol23/iss3/5