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Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization
by William M. Tsutsui




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Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization is the only concise overview of Japan's phenomenal impact on world pop culture available in English. Surveying Japanese forms from anime (animation) and manga (comic books) to monster movies and Hello Kitty products, this volume is an accessible introduction to Japan's pop creativity and its appeal worldwide. Written in an accessible style and illustrated with more than 20 photographs, Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization combines a historical approach to the evolution and diffusion of Japanese pop with interdisciplinary perspectives from anthropology, literary studies, political science, and the visual arts. It also includes a useful glossary of terms and a bibliography of recommended readings.

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Overview

Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization is the only concise overview of Japan's phenomenal impact on world pop culture available in English. Surveying Japanese forms from anime (animation) and manga (comic books) to monster movies and Hello Kitty products, this volume is an accessible introduction to Japan's pop creativity and its appeal worldwide. Written in an accessible style and illustrated with more than 20 photographs, Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization combines a historical approach to the evolution and diffusion of Japanese pop with interdisciplinary perspectives from anthropology, literary studies, political science, and the visual arts. It also includes a useful glossary of terms and a bibliography of recommended readings.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780924304620
  • ISBN-10: 0924304626
  • Publisher: Association for Asian Studies
  • Publish Date: July 2010
  • Page Count: 96
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.23 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.33 pounds

Series: Key Issues in Asian Studies

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