Slaymaker, Douglas Books

About the author: Douglas Slaymaker is currently co-director of the Japan Studies program at the University of Kentucky, where he is also an assistant professor of Japanese in the Department of Russian and Eastern Studies. He received his PhD in Japanese Language and Literature from the University of Washington.

Century of Popular Culture in Japan
2000 0-7734-7854-X
Essays on topics from animation heroes, films, to unsuccessful politicians, and pay particular attention to issues of gender, commercialization, and nationalisms.