A Japanese Funeral is published by CreateSpace and can be purchased on DVD ($19.95) through

The DVD version of A Japanese Funeral may be used in accredited educational classroom settings without additional licensing fees. Other public performances must be licensed. For further information about licensing, please contact the author at:

Karen Nakamura
Associate Professsor of Anthropology
Yale University
Box 208277
New Haven CT 06520-8277
karen.nakamura (at)