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Galbraith, Patrick W.

Idols and Celebrity in Japanese Media Culture

Galbraith, Patrick W. - Idols and Celebrity in Japanese Media Culture, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Mirror of Idols and Celebrity
Patrick W. Galbraith, Jason G. Karlin

Part I. Systems

2. The Jimusho System: Understanding the Production Logic of the Japanese Entertainment Industry
David W. Marx

Part I. Systems

3. Megaspectacle and Celebrity Transgression in Japan: The Sakai Noriko Media Scandal
Igor Prusa

4. Through a Looking Glass Darkly: Television Advertising, Idols, and the Making of Fan Audiences
Jason G. Karlin

5. Johnny’s Idols as Icons: Female Desires to Fantasize and Consume Male Idol Images
Kazumi Nagaike

6. From Boys Next Door to Boys’ Love: Gender Performance in Japanese Male Idol Media
Lucy Glasspool

7. The Homo Cultures of Iconic Personality in Japan: Mishima Yukio and Misora Hibari
Jonathan D. Mackintosh

Part III. Difference

8. Idol as Accidental Activist: Agnes Chan, Feminism, and Motherhood in Japan
Alexandra Hambleton

9. Emotions, Desires, and Fantasies: What Idolizing Means for Yon-sama Fans in Japan
Ho Swee Lin

Part IV. Image

10. Idols: The Image of Desire in Japanese Consumer Capitalism
Patrick W. Galbraith

11. The Virtual Idol: Producing and Consuming Digital Femininity
Daniel Black

Keywords: Social Sciences, Media Research, Cultural Studies, Regional and Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Theatre History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
254 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137283788
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33445-2

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