The Animalization of Otaku Culture

  title={The Animalization of Otaku Culture},
  author={Thomas Lamarre and Thomas Azuma Yuriko Marc Hiroki and Thomas Azuma Yuriko Marc Furuhata and T Steinberg},
  pages={175 - 187}
Azuma Hiroki is a philosopher and cultural critic who has in recent years become a major intellectual fi gure in Japan, writing on issues as diverse as representation, art history, otaku subculture, narrative structure, and, lately, freedom in the post-9/11 world. His work is notable for the strong theoretical background that it brings to the analysis of subculture, especially otaku subculture. Azuma initially worked on the philosophy of Jacques Derrida, and in his fi rst book, Sonzaiteki, y… Expand
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