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JAPAN POP: INSIDE THE WORLD OF JAPANESE POPULAR CULTURE

By: Craig, Tim

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000046853

ISBN: 0765605619

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A fascinating illustrated look at various forms of Japanese popular culture: pop song, jazz, enka (a popular ballad genre of music), karaoke, comics, animated cartoons, video games, television dramas, films and "idols" -- teenage singers and actors. As pop culture not only entertains but is also a reflection of society, the book is also about Japan itself -- its similarities and differences with the rest of the world, and how Japan is changing... View more info