More Interesting Links

A response to Brian’s comment on pop idols.

Here is a J-pop singer who does not meet Japanese ‘everyday,’ ideal images but still in the main stream, pop-idol industry.

Ayumi Hamasaki – a high school drop-out who makes the highest income among the Japanese female celebrities.

Of course, she has a fan club site like Sugimoto mentioned in his chapter. Amazingly, this is in English.


More links that I was unable to introduce due to limited time in our class.

Japanese Denny’s (when you travel to Japan, please do stop by if you can. It is impressive.)

Japanese Bullet Train – Shinkansen

Japanese Food

Japanese Funny TV Shows

1) Huge Groups

2) Chairs

3) Human Tetris

4) Pankun the monkey and James the dog

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