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Japanamerica : how Japanese pop culture has invaded the U.S.

Author: Roland Kelts
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Palgrave Macmillan pbk edView all editions and formats
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Addresses the American experience with the Japanese pop culture craze, including anime from Hayao Miyazaki's epics to the burgeoning world of hentai, or violent pornographic anime to Haruki Murakami's fiction.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Kelts
ISBN: 140398476X 9781403984760 9781403974754 1403974756
OCLC Number: 141386561
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Includes index.
Description: 242 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: May the G-force be with you --
Atom boys --
The business of anime --
Toy story --
Japan's IP problem --
Strange transformations --
Cosplay and otakudom : the draw of DIY --
Future shocks --
Anime appeals.
Other Titles: Japan America
Responsibility: Roland Kelts.
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Addresses our experience with anime and the Japanese pop phenomenon, covering everything from Hayao Miyazaki's epics, the burgeoning world of hentai, or violent pornographic anime, and Puffy Amiyumi,  Read more...

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"Embrace the world of "otaku" in Roland Kelts' comprehensive study of how Japanese pop culture enchanted the West, from "Speed Racer" and "Pokémon" to cosplay and "hentai" manga."--"Wired" magazine Read more...

 
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