Pure Invention or Pure Fantasy? A critical review of a popular history of transnational Japanese media fandom

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Abstract

A reflective review of the state of the field of Japanese Studies through a discussion of Pure Invention: How Japan’s Pop Culture Conquered the World, by Matt Alt (London: Crown, 2020).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)357-374
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of the Society for Asian Humanities
Volume53
Publication statusPublished - 20 Feb 2023

Keywords

  • Japanese Area Studies
  • Media fandom
  • Popular writing on Japan
  • Asia-Pacific cultural history
  • Asia as method
  • Otaku

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