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By Shunsuke Tsurumi

Shunsuke Tsurumi, certainly one of Japan’s such a lot extraordinary modern philosophers, keeps his examine of the highbrow and social background of contemporary Japan with this penetrating research of pop culture within the post-war years. jap manga (comics), manzai (dialogues), tv, ads and renowned songs are the medium for a revealing exam of the various contradictory forces at paintings underneath the skin of an it seems that uniform and common tradition. the writer argues that the iconography of those well known kinds has deep and critical implication for the improvement of jap nationwide lifestyles within the post-growth years that lie forward.


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