Journals Higher Education



01 August 2010

192 Pages | 150 photos, illus., 94 full-color pages

5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9784770031150

Bookseller Code (03)


Japanese Schoolgirl Confidential

How Teenage Girls Made a Nation Cool

Brian Ashcraft and With Shoko Ueda

A Publication of Kodansha USA

  • Schoolgirl is iconic figure in Japan
  • Seen everywhere including in maga/ anime, movies, magazines, games, ads, and music
  • Book looks at all aspects of schoolgirl character
  • Authors interviewed Japanese women including J-Pop idols, actresses, models, writers, artists, plus film directors, historians, and marketers *Entertaining and informative

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