How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the US
By (author) Roland Kelts
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JapanAmerica by Roland Kelts
Book DescriptionTells the incredible story of the way Japanese entertainment and popular art continue to grow and draw two very different worlds together.Anime and Manga are hot - the popularity of these media is only increasing. As both become more mainstream, the pool of those interested in learning more about them is going to get bigger.A contributor for publications like the "Village Voice"; Kelts is young, hip, and making waves.Opens the topic for those who are not anime fans - while hardcore anime fans remain the most important force behind the success of Susan Napier's book, more and more people are now learning about anime through friends and family. This book will open a window on anime that is accessible to all."Japanamerica" is the first book that directly addresses the Western experience of the Japanese pop culture craze - looking at anime, Hayao Miyazaki's epics, the burgeoning world of hentai, Haruki Murakami's fiction, and including interviews with the inventor of Pac-man and executives from TokyoPop.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403984760
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Roland Kelts
ROLAND KELTS is a Lecturer at the University of Tokyo, Japan, and a co-editor of the New York-based literary journal, A Public Space. His articles, essays, and stories have been published in Zoetrope, Playboy, Salon, The Village Voice, Cosmopolitan, and Vogue, among others. He currently splits his time between New York and Tokyo.
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