Fandom unbound: Otaku culture in a connected world, edited by Mizuko Ito, Daisuke Okabe, and Izumi Tsuji

Nele Noppe

Abstract


Book review of Mizuko Ito, Daisuke Okabe and Izumi Tsuji, eds. Fandom unbound: Otaku culture in a connected world. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012, Kindle edition, $35; paperback, $38 (352p) ISBN 978-0300158649.

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2chan; AMV; Anime; Cosplay; Dojinshi; Fan community; Games; Japan; Manga; Otaku; Trains; United States

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3983/twc.2015.0627

License URL: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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