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On Another Playground: Japanese Popular Culture in America

WRITTEN BY CHRISTINE YANO, KEIKO IKE, AND WILLIAM KELLY PRODUCED BY KEIKO IKEDA ASSOCIATE PRODUCER, DAVID PLATH PRODUCTION OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF AMERICAN STUDIES AND CENTER FOR AMERICAN STUDIES, DOSHISHA UNIVERSITY DISTRIBUTED BY MEDIA PRODUCTION GROUP DVD, 152 MINUTES., COLOR, 2008 Reviewed by Carl Rachelson However we cast it, there has been an Eastern awakening among Westerners in recent years. Whether manga, Ichiro, or an inhalation of spider rolls has prompted this stirring, it i...