Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S. (Paperback)
 

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Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S. (Paperback)

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    Japanamerica is the first book that directly 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 ......more

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Japanamerica is the first book that directly 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. Including interviews with the inventor of Pac-man and executives from TokyoPop, GDH, and other major Japanese and American production companies, this book highlights the shared conflicts both countries face as anime and manga become a global form of entertainment and change both the United States and Japan in the process.

Roland Kelts is a Lecturer at the University of Tokyo 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.

Author:
Kelts, Roland
Genre:
PERFORMING ARTS / Animation
Audience:
General/trade
Edition Detail:
Reprint
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
242
Language:
English
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date:
11/13/2007
Copyright Year:
2007
ISBN:
9781403984760
Height:
9.25 in
Wdth:
6.0 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
0.7 lb
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