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FYS Anime, Manga, J-Pop, J-Horror: Introduction to Japanese Pop Culture: Bhattacharya

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Monsters everywhere...

File:Obake Karuta 1-11.jpg

Card from the Japanese game obake karuta (monster cards), c. early 19th century. Each card features a monster from Japanese mythology and a character from the hiragana syllabary. From Wikimedia Commons Public Domain.

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Journal on anime and manga (some full-text available in Project MUSE) 

Locate Project Muse on the Internet , and select "Browse Journals" 

"Mechademia: An Annual Forum for Anime, Manga and the Fan Arts. Mechademia's subject area extends from manga and anime to game design, fashion, graphics, packaging, and toy industries, as well as a broad range of fan practices related to popular culture in Japan. Mechademia appears annually and is published by University of Minnesota Press."


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