Recently, Red Tourism has been attracting attention within China. Moreover, it has also been covered within Japan, although such examples are still few in number. In China, this Red Tourism is being pushed to the forefront in an official state project to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War 2. For these reasons, this investigation report proposes to elucidate the phenomenon of China Red Tourism, still hardly known in Japan.
In concrete terms, it will examine the four following topics: (1) an explanation of research trends in the area of China Red Tourism, (2) a definition and schema of China Red Tourism, (3) a case study of Red Tourism facilities in Shanghai, (4) a brief review of recent trends in Shanghai's Red Tourism.