French Anime and Manga Fans in Japan : Pop culture tourism, media pilgrimage, imaginary

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Sabre, Clothilde (2017)
  • Publisher: Center for Advanced Tourism Studies = 北海道大学観光学高等研究センター
  • Journal: International Journal of Contents Tourism, volume 1, pages 1-19 (issn: 2432-7557)
  • Subject: media pilgrimage | tourism imaginary | interculturality | pop culture tourism | fans

Japanese pop culture, particularly anime and manga, have been an important part of the French cultural scene since the 1980s. French fans have created communities that share references about this pop culture and more generally about Japan. This specific imaginary drives... View more
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