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Japan Pop

Pub Date : 2015-04-08 | Author : Timothy J. Craig | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317467212
ISBN 13 : 1317467213

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..


Sayonara Amerika Sayonara Nippon

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Michael K. Bourdaghs | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231158749
ISBN 13 : 0231158742

From the beginning of the American Occupation in 1945 to the post-bubble period of the early 1990s, popular music provided Japanese listeners with a much-needed release, channeling..


Tokyo Boogie Woogie

Pub Date : 2017-04-10 | Author : Hiromu Nagahara | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674971691
ISBN 13 : 0674971698

Emerging in the 1920s, the Japanese pop scene gained a devoted following, and the soundscape of the next four decades became the audible symbol of changing times. In the first Engl..


Pop Culture And The Everyday In Japan

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Katsuya Minamida | Publisher : Apollo Books

ISBN 10 : 1920901450
ISBN 13 : 9781920901455

In this study, a group of young Japanese sociologists scrutinizes the sociological foundations of the ways in which the Japanese people produce and consume cultural commodities and..


Pop Japan Travel

Pub Date : 2007-08-15 | Author : DMP | Publisher : Digital Manga, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781569709429
ISBN 13 : 1569709424

Readers can join a tour group of anime fans, or "otaku," as they travel to Japan for the first time and experience a series of adventures while visiting anime attractions in Tokyo ..



Japan

Pub Date : 2003-12-01 | Author : Melanie Guile | Publisher : Heinemann-Raintree Library

ISBN 10 : 1410904709
ISBN 13 : 9781410904706

Explore ways of life in Japan. Examine how people identify themselves through language, social customs, and spiritual beliefs, as well as traditions of literature, art, crafts, dan..