Millennial Monsters: Japanese Toys and the Global Imagination

Millennial Monsters: Japanese Toys and the Global Imagination

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From sushi and karaoke to martial arts and technoware, the currency of made-in-Japan cultural goods has skyrocketed in the global marketplace during the past decade. The globalization of Japanese "cool" is led by youth products: video games, manga (comic books), anime (animation), and cute characters that have fostered kid crazes from Hong Kong to Canada. Examining the crossover traffic between Japan and the United States, Millennial Monsters explores the global… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: University of California Press (May 15, 2006)

Collection: Asia: Local Studies / Global Themes

Format: EPUB

Page count: 356 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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