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Jason Thompson's House of 1000 Manga: Bringing Home The Sushi

It's too bad more people don't study countries through their pop culture. Maybe teachers think it's not academic enough. Maybe they say it's just a partial picture of a country (but a partial picture is better than no picture). Or maybe it's just something people do with some countries and not others. For instance, there's no books called An Inside Look at Chinese Military History Through Wuxia Films, or An Inside Look at Korean Society Through K-Dramas, or An Inside Look At the Arab Spring Through Egyptian Ramadan TV Serials. But there IS Bringing Home the Sushi: An Inside Look at Japanese Business Through Business Comics, a standalone book published in 1995.

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Tuxedo_Mask1690d ago

This was an interesting read, I'd like to see some of the businessmen manga, as they'd probably be just as entertaining as the more traditional stuff. Anyone else think there's an audience for this more "real world" manga?