The Otaku Encyclopedia

An Insider's Guide to the Subculture of Cool Japan

by Patrick W. Galbraith and Frederik L. Schodt

Paperback, 248 pages, Kodansha Amer Inc, List Price: $19.95 | purchase

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The Otaku Encyclopedia
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An Insider's Guide to the Subculture of Cool Japan
Author
Patrick W. Galbraith and Frederik L. Schodt

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Japanese model Anne, daughter of actor Ken Watanabe, appears in a 2007 Chanel show in Tokyo. Anne has carved out a niche for herself writing and speaking about history and history buffs. Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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