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Millennial Monsters From Sushi And Karaoke To Martial Arts And Technoware, The Currency Of Made In Japan Cultural Goods Has Skyrocketed In The Global Marketplace During The Past Decade The Globalization Of Japanese Cool Is Led By Youth Products Video Games, Manga Comic Books , Anime Animation , And Cute Characters That Have Fostered Kid Crazes From Hong Kong To Canada Examining The Crossover Traffic Between Japan And The United States, Millennial Monstersexplores The Global Popularity Of Japanese Youth Goods Today While It Questions The Make Up Of The Fantasies And The Capitalistic Conditions Of The Play Involved Arguing That Part Of The Appeal Of Such Dream Worlds Is The Polymorphous Perversity With Which They Scramble Identity And Character, The Author Traces The Postindustrial Milieux From Which Such Fantasies Have Arisen In Postwar Japan And Been Popularly Received In The United States.


About the Author: Anne Allison

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10 thoughts on “Millennial Monsters

  1. says:

    For the most part, the analysis in this ethnography is interesting and strong However, it falls into the trap of being a bit of an overcompensating piece at times over analyzing some points, unnecessarily including Japanese phrases A littlejarring is that some chapters are simply riddled with factual errors It seems a little silly to nitpick at, but given there is an entire chapter on Sailor Moon, there is no reason why an established


  2. says:

    While it is good in the department of cultural studies it fails at facts about what it is describing Allison s information about what she is discussing, Power Rangers , Sailor Moon , and Pokemon is filled ismisinformation that makes Wikipedia look credible I spent most of m...


  3. says:

    This book is a welcome addition for those like me who already enjoy Anne Allison s work on Japan, including Nightwork and Permitted Prohibited Desires Like those works, Allison employs equal parts psychoanalytic mostly Lacan and critical social theory Deleuze and Guattari, Benjamin, Williams to deepen our understanding of popular culture In doing s...


  4. says:

    If you grow up with Doraemon, Power Rangers, Sailor Moon, tamagotchi and Pokemon, you will likely find Millenial Monsters very fascinating, for many reasons As the author traces the history of the Japanese toy industry from its humble re invention in the very first years of postwar Japan, until its seemingly worldwide domination at the beginning of the 21st century, the reader will also embark on a journey to observe the changing perception s of Japan s p


  5. says:

    Napier is obviously an anthropologist doing her research on toy commodities and their world wide spread, focusing on it s origins in Japan and it s arrival to the USA Her own field work and research on the subject is highly valuable, and as it seems, entirely correct.However, she doesn t write her book only in the toy commodities She also writes on a range on topics, from sexualization to proper cultural studies, that she has done not enough research on and, the


  6. says:

    4.5 5.0 I understand her previous research was concerned with sexuality, but the inclusion of Freud was a little weird for me Plus the usage of the term money shot, which is waaay too value laden Altogether interesting, but the take away was awkward For Japan, the millenial monsters can be problematic and may be indicative of larger social problems, but in the US, the widening g...


  7. says:

    The author s perspective is, perhaps at times, authentic only through the lens of an outsider, and does not fully uncover the Japanese mentality and culture From an anthropological perspective, the author may have imbued too much of her own interpretation as opposed to allowing the subject Japanese culture to unveil itself through lived experience and critical observation note that the author s fieldwork consists of 1 year of field work and multiple travel to Japan I enjoyed


  8. says:

    A fine study of Japanese popular culture on the international scale and of 20th century Japanese history and sociology This book containslegitimate scholarship than similar titles on the worldwide spread of pop culture Two nitpicks The R...


  9. says:

    This is a very interesting title about the global cultural impact of Japanese toys, video games, anime and Manga Especially good are the sections on what part of the global psyche Pokemon taps into.http beta.lib.muohio.edu drupal solrpac search t bib_no b3997856


  10. says:

    Allison is very descriptive about the production and consumption of the cultural products in question, but the interfacing between the global and the particularity of Japanese popular culture requiredelaboration.


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