Japan Pop!: Inside the World of Japanese Popular Culture
Publisher: East Gate Book | pages: 348 | 2000 | ISBN: 0765605600 | PDF | 10,8 mb
Examines various forms of Japanese popular culture: pop music, jazz, enka (a form of ballad music), karaoke, manga and more. As pop culture not only entertains but also reflects society, this study is also about Japan - comparing it with the rest of the world and exploring the Japanese way of life.