Forrest Greenwood

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Book Review – Otaku: Japan’s Database Animals

Marc Steinberg.  Review of Otaku: Japan’s Database Animals.  By Azuma Hiroki. Azuma, Hiroki. Otaku: Japan’s Database Animals. Translated by Jonathan E. Abel and Shion Kono. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. Japanese Postmodernity Reconsidered Marc Steinberg Is it possible to say anything truly new about the postmodern? Is it possible to make […]

Book Review – Beautiful Fighting Girl

Saitō Tamaki. Beautiful Fighting Girl [Sentō bishōjo no seishin bunseki]. Translated by J. Keith Vincent and Dawn Lawson.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011. Nina Cornyetz Saitō Tamaki’s 2000 Sentō bishōjo no seishin bunseki, skillfully translated by J. Keith Vincent and Dawn Lawson as Beautiful Fighting Girl, is the first book […]