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Idols and celebrity in Japanese media culture

Author: Patrick W Galbraith; Jason G Karlin
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, [2012] ©2012
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"Spend even a day in a major Japanese city like Tokyo or Osaka and you won't be able to ignore them: 'idols, ' or heavily produced and promoted men and women who perform across media genres and platforms. They appear in magazines and advertisements, perform on TV and on stage, recorded and live. Though central to the workings and experience of media in Japan, idols have unfortunately had only a marginal place in the  Read more...
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Idols and celebrity in Japanese media culture.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
(DLC) 2012289794
(OCoLC)792880345
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick W Galbraith; Jason G Karlin
ISBN: 9781137283788 1137283785
OCLC Number: 812506798
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 239 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Forward: Revisiting 'Idology'; H. Aoyagi --
Introduction: The Mirror of Idols and Celebrity; P.W. Galbraith & J.G. Karlin --
PART I. SYSTEMS. The Jimusho System: Understanding the Production Logic of the Japanese Entertainment Industry / W.D. Marx --
Megaspectacle and Celebrity Transgression in Japan: The Sakai Noriko Media Scandal / I. Prusa --
Through a Looking Glass Darkly: Television Advertising, Idols and the Making of Fan Audiences / J.G. Karlin --
PART II. DESIRE. Johnny's Idols as Icon: Female Desires to Fantasize and Consume Male Idol Images / K. Nagaike --
From Boys Next Door to Boys' Love: Gender Performance in Japanese Male Idol Media / L. Glasspool --
The Homo Cultures of Iconic Personality in Japan: Mishima Yukio and Misora Hibari / J.D. Mackintosh --
PART III. DIFFERENCE. Idol as Accidental Activist: Agnes Chan, Feminism and Motherhood in Japan / A. Hambleton --
Emotions, Desires and Fantasy: What Idolizing Means for Yon-sama Fans in Japan / Ho Swee Lin --
PART IV. IMAGE. Idols: The Image of Desire in Japanese Consumer Capitalism / P.W. Galbraith --
The Virtual Idol: Producing and Consuming Digital Femininity / D. Black.
Responsibility: edited by Patrick W. Galbraith and Jason G. Karlin.
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