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Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan

Historical Perspectives and New Horizons

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Published by Bloomsbury Academic in London, UK .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardback
Paginationxxxi, 199p
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25672212M
ISBN 109781472594976

Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan (SOAS Studies in Modern and Contemporary Japan) by Thiam Huat Kam and Björn-Ole Kamm Patrick W. Galbraith | 17 Oct out of 5 stars 1. Azuma’s analysis of postmodern Japan in the context of otaku culture is a short and easy read. While fans of anime might find differing views with some of his ideas, the overall frameworks of his arguments are sound and intelligently argued. If there is anywhere to start, Otaku would be a great place to start toward understanding the Japanese postmodern anime and manga culture.

  That has only been partially fixed very recently. Excerpts from Okada’s Introduction to Otakuology () were translated by Keiko Nishimura and published in the anthology Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan: Historical Perspectives and New Horizons (). He's written The Moe Manifesto, Otaku Spaces and The Otaku Encyclopedia, and is the editor of the upcoming Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan. As you can tell by the titles he specializes in otaku culture and not anime per se, but understanding otaku culture is very important for understanding anime and related forms of entertainment. DOWNLOAD NOW» One of the biggest anime/manga properties of all time returns with the release of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing. A longtime hit of the Cartoon Network, Gundam Wing remains one of the most recognized Japanese titles in recent history spinning off a number of .

Contemporary forms of popular culture, much like the traditional forms, are not only forms of entertainment but also aspects to distinguish contemporary Japan from the rest of the modern world. There is a large industry of music, films, and the products of a huge comic book industry, among other forms of entertainment. 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 Japan-based cultural genres, including anime, manga, and video games.   Read Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan: Historical Perspectives and New Horizons (SOAS Studies. Bernie Flavianus [Read book] Debating the End of History: The Marketplace Utopia and the Fragmentation of Intellectual. pusre


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Most important of all, as this collection shows, is the way otaku culture represents a newly participatory fan culture in which fans not only organize around niche interests but produce and distribute their own media content.Inevitably, there is some cross-over in terms of resources and material ebook Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan, an excellent anthology which Galbraith co-edited for Bloomsbury inand which far too few self-professed pop-culture experts have read.