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Japan's Gross National Cool
On Sunday mornings, teenagers crowd the sidewalks of Tokyo’s Shibuya district until they spill over the curbs and into the streets. They start at Hachiko Square, under a video monitor that takes upExpand
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Unearthing Grave Offenses
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J-brand: What image of youth is getting sold in Japan’s “gross national cool”?
The story of J-cool—the global trade and popularity of Japanese youth goods— has been much heralded by the press and government officials in this first decade of the new millennium. Spurred by anExpand
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As Canadian as Apple Pie
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