Saturday, October 01, 2011

Sharon Kinsella research about Japanese Idols ^^

Sharon Kinsella is a university researcher that has deep knowledge about Japanese pop culture, including anime, manga and, of course, Idols. ^^

Now, thanks to Internet and other web based technologies readers across the globe can grant access to her papers through her official page. ^^

Hello! Wota proudly presents an huge quote from the article "Cuties in Japan" about Matsuda Seiko and Onyanko Club:

I also recommend the reading of the paper “Japanese Subculturein the 1990s: Otaku and the Amateur Manga Movement” that traces the origin of the "otaku culture" to the Comic Market (Comiket). ^^


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Hello! Wota is written by Christian Hernandez. Licentiate in Latin American Literature and Master in Psychology by the Autonomous University of Mexico State. Graduate student from the Master of Asian and African Studies, speciality Japan, by El Colegio de México. Former scholarship holder from The Japan Fundation in Mexico and the Japan Student Services Organization. Check out my blog. Follow me in FaceBook or add me to your friends in mixi.