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Japan’s Regional Model

Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin

in Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836948
eISBN:
9780824870911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836948.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the impact of Japan's cultural industries on local cultural industries in East Asia. Before assessing the influence of Japanese cultural industries on local cultural production ... More


Japan’s Popular Culture Powerhouse

Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin

in Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836948
eISBN:
9780824870911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836948.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the commodification of popular culture in Japan as well as the capacity of the domestic market to manufacture and export anime, movies, video games, television programs, music, ... More


The Creation of a Regional Market

Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin

in Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836948
eISBN:
9780824870911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836948.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the creation of a regional market for Japanese popular culture, with particular emphasis on the expansion of music and television companies into East Asia since the end of the ... More


Conclusion: Japanese Popular Culture and the Making of East Asia

Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin

in Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836948
eISBN:
9780824870911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836948.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book has investigated the political economy of Japanese popular culture in East Asia as well as the role of Japanese popular culture in the construction of the East Asian region. By analyzing ... More


Exploring the Significance of “Japaneseness”: A Case Study of BL Fantasies in Taiwan

Weijung Chang

in Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The main purpose of this chapter is to examine the localization of Fujoshi culture in Taiwan by situating it within the context of Japanophilia. By examining the Japanophilia phenomenon and ... More


Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836948
eISBN:
9780824870911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836948.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book provides a comprehensive, empirically grounded study of the political economy of the production, circulation, and reception of Japanese popular culture in East Asia. It emphasizes that the ... More


The Political Economy of Popular Culture

Nissim Kadosh Otmazgin

in Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836948
eISBN:
9780824870911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836948.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the political economy of Japanese popular culture within East Asia using an analytical model that combines a traditional political economic approach with an approach that takes ... More


Shōjo Manga at Large

Jennifer S. Prough

in Straight from the Heart: Gender, Intimacy, and the Cultural Production of Shojo Manga

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834579
eISBN:
9780824870492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834579.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter draws attention to the changes wrought on the shōjo manga gyōkai (business world) in recent years, most notably in relation to new media and the new markets. In keeping with the ... More


Introduction

Ory Bartal

in Critical design in Japan: Material culture, luxury, and the avant-garde

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526139979
eISBN:
9781526152039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139986.00006
Subject:
Art, Art History

The introduction presents avant-garde design in Japan as composed of different elements including postmodern aesthetics, critical theory, and new economic values. It emphasises the role of design and ... More


Permitted and Prohibited Desires: Mothers, Comics, and Censorship in Japan

Anne Allison

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219908
eISBN:
9780520923447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219908.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This study of gender and sexuality in contemporary Japan investigates elements of Japanese popular culture including erotic comic books, stories of mother–son incest, lunchboxes—or obentō—that ... More


Japan

Jennifer deWinter

in Video Games Around the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0022
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Japan, and it contains a description of the Japanese video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video ... More


Mechademia 7: Lines of Sight

Frenchy Lunning (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680498
eISBN:
9781452948706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680498.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This book, the seventh volume in the Mechademia series, an annual forum devoted to Japanese anime and manga, explores the various ways in which anime, manga, digital media, fan culture, and Japanese ... More


Straight from the Heart: Gender, Intimacy, and the Cultural Production of Shojo Manga

Jennifer S. Prough

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834579
eISBN:
9780824870492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834579.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Manga is the backbone of Japanese popular culture, influencing everything from television, movies, and video games to novels, art, and theater. Shōjo manga (girls' comics) has been seminal to the ... More


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