The End of Cool Japan, Marc McLelland


the end of cool Japan
Marc McLelland
cool Japan

How to Cite

Turner, S. “The End of Cool Japan, Marc McLelland”. Mutual Images Journal, Vol. 2, Mar. 2017, pp. 218-24, doi:10.32926/2017.2.r.tur.endof.


In 2002, Douglas McGray published an article in Foreign Policy discussing Japan’s status as a soft power superpower, including its use of popular culture. Much attention has since been paid to Japanese cultural and creative industries ranging from examinations of anime, manga, pop music, street fashion, and film, to name but a few. Today, access to Japanese popular culture has [...]

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