Roslina Mamat is an Associate Professor at the Department of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia. She has been teaching the Japanese language for over 20 years. Her field of study is discourse analysis, especially in Japanese conversation and popular culture. She worked as a lecturer at the University of Malaya for two years and another two years as a guest lecturer at Chuo University, Tokyo. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in economics (B. Ec.) from Hiroshima University and a Master’s Degree and PhD in the field of Japanese discourse analysis from the University of Malaya. She has written more than 100 publications, including journal articles, chapters in books, proceedings, and Japanese language modules. She also gave a public lecture through the MAJAS Public Lecture Series and actively presented at international conferences. Her current interest is in teaching and learning the Japanese language through Japanese popular culture and how LGBT manga and anime affect fans in daily life.