Journals Higher Education



01 October 2009

248 Pages | 124 pgs. in 4/c, 150 photos & illus.

5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9784770031013

Bookseller Code (03)

The Otaku Encyclopedia

An Insiders Guide to the Subculture of Cool Japan

Patrick W. Galbraith and Foreword by Frederik Schodt

A Publication of Kodansha USA

  • Fascinating insights into every aspect of otaku subculture in Japan
  • Over 600 entries *Includes expressions, people, places, historic milestones
  • Author has intimate and first-hand knowledge of the subject
  • In-depth interviews with key players like artist Takashi Murakami *Dozens of colorful images throughout

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