Fandom Unbound: Otaku Culture in a Connected World

Fandom Unbound: Otaku Culture in a Connected World

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In recent years, otaku culture has emerged as one of Japan’s major cultural exports and as a genuinely transnational phenomenon. This timely volume investigates how this once marginalized popular culture has come to play a major role in Japan’s identity at home and abroad. In the American context, the word otaku is best translated as “geek”—an ardent fan with highly specialized knowledge and interests. But it is associated especially with fans of specific… (more)


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Publisher: Yale University Press (January 09, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 2.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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