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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


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


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Patrick W. Galbraith has a Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo, Japan and is currently pursuing a second Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at Duke University, USA. He is the author of The Otaku Encyclopedia (), Tokyo Realtime: Akihabara (), Otaku Spaces () and The Moe Manifesto (), as well as the co-editor of Idols and Celebrity in Japanese Media Culture ().Brand: Bloomsbury Academic.

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Editors Patrick W. Galbraith, Thiam Huat Kam, and Björn-Ole Kamm’s Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan: Historical Perspectives and New Horizons is a welcome and highly useful edited volume that encourages readers to rethink the often taken for granted figure of the “otaku.” It begins [End Page ] with the assumption that while the word “otaku” will likely be familiar to anyone Author: Ben Whaley.

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histories of and approaches to ‘otaku’. In regard to contemporary Japan and the history of Japanese fan and consumer cultures, this course will be a foundation for understanding how ‘otaku’, at different places and times and to different people, is meaningful.

Finally a book that explains otaku subculture in great detail. Patrick Galbraith has accomplished the tremendous task of fleshing out the various known and key aspects of Otaku subculture. In America when anime and manga fans called each other otaku, that means fellow liked minded fans of Japanese pop culture, mainly anime, manga, and games/5.

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Description of the book "Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan: Historical Perspectives and New Horizons": With the spread of manga (Japanese comics) and anime (Japanese cartoons) around the world, many have adopted the Japanese term 'otaku' to identify fans of such media. The connection to manga and anime may seem straightforward, but, when.

Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan: Historical Perspectives and New Horizons Patrick W. Galbraith, Thiam Huat Kam, Björn-Ole Kamm, Christopher Gerteis With the spread of manga (Japanese comics) and anime (Japanese cartoons) around the world, many have adopted the Japanese term 'otaku' to identify fans of such media.

Over at the All the Anime blog, I publish a review of Galbraith et al’s Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan. “Eiji Otsuka, a man complicit in the coinage and dissemination of the term otaku in the first place, is furious that it has become such a thing, and regards the attention of researchers and the vainglorious bragging of the Japanese government as an air-brushing of history.

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But it is associated especially with fans of specific Japan-based cultural genres, including anime, manga, and video games. 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 with 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.

Bringing together an international team of experts, this book is an essential read for students and scholars of East Asian studies, anthropology, gender studies, history, international relations, law, political science, and sociology, and for those interested in memory and reconciliation issues.

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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.

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Traversing fantasy in Otaku no Video The term ‘fantasy’ is often understood to be a particular genre of creative works, which depict magical and fictional universes. The book has over illustrations of the most famous MOE characters, many in color, and it is sure to delight manga and anime fans of every age.

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