About Me

profile pictureRanny Rastati, often called Chibi, is a Researcher of Research Center for Society and Culture at Indonesia Institute of Sciences (PMB LIPI). She received a B.A from University of Indonesia majoring Japanese Studies in 2008, and a M.Si from the same university majoring Communication Studies in 2011. Her research interest on hijab cosplay, new media and cyberbullying.

Author of book “Ohayou Gozaimasu: Simple and Easy Way to Learn Japanese” (Panda Media Publisher, 2014), K-POP celebrities book “The Unofficial Book of Daehan Minguk Manse” (Fantasious Publisher, 2015), journal article “Forms Of Cyberbullying In Social Media And Its Prevention For Victims And Perpetrators” (Jurnal Sosioteknologi ITB, 2016), journal article “From Japan Soft Power to Hijab Cosplay” (Jurnal Masyarakat Budaya LIPI, 2015), and journal article “Media and Identity: Cultural Imperialism through Cosplay Japan” (Jurnal Komunikasi Indonesia UI, 2012).

She also serves as Chief of Chibi Ranran Help Center (www.chibiranranhelpcenter.com), a nonprofit organization for social activity and voluntary service, since 2013.

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=HPoGVj8AAAAJ

Contact: ranny.rastati@gmail.com