Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S., by Kelts, Roland
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- ISBN: 9781403984760 | 140398476X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 11/13/2007
Japanamerica is the first book that directly addresses the American experience with the Japanese pop culture craze-including anime from Hayao Miyazaki's epics to the burgeoning world of hentai , or violent pornographic anime to Haruki Murakami's fiction.Including interviews withthe inventor of Pac-man and executivesfrom TokyoPop, GDH,and other major Japanese and American production companies, this book highlights the shared conflicts both countries face as anime and manga become a global form of entertainment and change both the United States and Japan in the process.