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In Godzilla’s® Footsteps

Japanese Pop Culture Icons on the Global Stage

  • William M. Tsutsui
  • Michiko Ito

About this book

Introduction

These essays consider the Godzilla films and how they shaped and influenced postwar Japanese culture, as well as the globalization of Japanese pop culture icons. There are contributions from Film Studies, Anthropology, History, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies and from Susan Napier, Anne Allison, Christine Yano and others.

Keywords

Cultural Studies culture film identity

Editors and affiliations

  • William M. Tsutsui
    • 1
  • Michiko Ito
    • 1
  1. 1.University of KansasUSA

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