Addresses our experience with anime and the Japanese pop phenomenon, covering everything from Hayao Miyazaki's epics, the burgeoning world of hentai, or violent pornographic anime, and Puffy Amiyumi, and more. This book highlights the shared conflicts as American and Japanese pop cultures dramatically intersect.
The outlines of the story are well known. Before the founding of Hong Kong, China was basically closed to foreigners and all her foreign trade was in the hands of a few traders confined to Macau and a foreigners’ compound in Canton. That is... [ Read full review ]