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  • Otaku Encyclopedia The by Patrick W. Galbraith
    Otaku Encyclopedia The (English, Paperback) Patrick W. Galbraith

    Originally published: Japan: Kodansha International, 2009.

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  • Idols and Celebrity in Japanese Media Culture by Patrick W. Galbraith
    Idols and Celebrity in Japanese Media Culture (English, Hardback) Patrick W. Galbraith

    This is the most complete and compelling account of idols and celebrity in Japanese media culture to date. Engaging with the study of media, gender and celebrity, and sensitive to history and the contemporary scene, these interdisciplinary essays cover male and female idols, production and consumption, industrial structures and fan movements.

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  • Moe Manifesto by Patrick W. Galbraith
    Moe Manifesto (English, Paperback) Patrick W. Galbraith

    MOE is a huge cultural phenomenon and one of the driving forces behind the enormous success of Japanese anime and manga not just in Japan now, but throughout the world

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  • Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan by Patrick W. Galbraith
    Debating Otaku in Contemporary Japan (English, Paperback) Patrick W. Galbraith

    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 taken for granted, often serves to obscure the debates within and around media fandom in Japan since the term 'otaku' appeared in the niche publication Manga...

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  • The Moe Manifesto by Patrick W. Galbraith
    The Moe Manifesto (English, Paperback) Patrick W. Galbraith

    Examines the emotional attachment fans of Japanese anime, manga, and video games have to their favorite characters.

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  • Otaku Spaces by Patrick W. Galbraith
    Otaku Spaces (English, Paperback) Patrick W. Galbraith, Androniki Christodoulou

    The first comprehensive look at Japan's otaku collectors, including peeks inside their rooms and visits to their favorite stores.

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  • Otaku Encyclopedia, The: An Insider's Guide To The Subculture Of Cool Japan by Patrick W. Galbraith
    Otaku Encyclopedia, The: An Insider's Guide To The Subculture Of Cool Japan (English, Paperback) Patrick W. Galbraith

    Otaku - Japan's anime nerds, game geeks and pop-idol fanboys - originates from a polite second-person pronoun meaning 'your home' in Japanese. This guide offers an insight into the subculture of Cool Japan - from cosplay to anime, manga, videogames and more. With over 500 entries - including common expressions, people, places, and moments of otaku history - this is the essential 'A to Z' of all...

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  • AKB48 by Patrick W. Galbraith
    AKB48 (English, Hardback) Patrick W. Galbraith, Jason G. Karlin

    Since its formation in 2005, the 130-member, Tokyo-based girl group AKB48 has become a phenomenal success and institution in Japan. Having originally recruited fans through so-called ?guerrilla live shows? advertised by photocopied fliers handed out on the street, before graduating to daily performances in a theater in Akihabara, AKB48 now saturates Japan. Its members appear in print, broadcast,...

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  • AKB48 by Patrick W. Galbraith
    AKB48 (English, Paperback) Patrick W. Galbraith, Jason G. Karlin

    Since its formation in 2005, the 130-member, Tokyo-based girl group AKB48 has become a phenomenal success and institution in Japan. Having originally recruited fans through so-called ?guerrilla live shows? advertised by photocopied fliers handed out on the street, before graduating to daily performances in a theater in Akihabara, AKB48 now saturates Japan. Its members appear in print, broadcast,...

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