Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

Editor: Michiyo Yoneno-Reyes
Price: PhP 250 | Availability: Out of print but free PDF
Year of Publication: 2013

This book is a compilation of nine articles on Japanese, Korean and Chinese pop culture, offering interdisciplinary analyses of manga, films, TV dramas, and music and examining how these cultural forms are consumed and experienced in a Philippine context.

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Table of Contents


     Michiyo Yoneno-REYES

Staging Masculinity: KAT-TUN and Dramaturgy in a Japanee Pop Concert
     Herlyn Gail ALEGRE

The Circumvention of of the Shojo Image and Violence as a Spectacle in 'Deadman Wonderland' and 'Mirai Nikki'
     Francesca AGUILUZ

'Good Wife, Wise Mother' in 2008: Kobayashi Mika in 'Departures' (Okurubito)
     Giselle JIMENEZ

Portraits of Homosexual Men in Selected Contemporary Japanese Films
     Mario Rico FLORENDO

Film It and They Will Come: Drama-Induced Tourism in South Korea
     Myrtle Ann ZABALA

The Identification and Distancing of Filipino Korean Language Students in Watching Korean Telenovelas
     Marian GONGORA

Pinoy Cosplay: Profile of Cosplayers in the Philippines
     Dorcas Juliette RAMOS

They Who Worship: Profiling the Fandom of Asian Celebrities
     John Rex DE GUZMAN

*Chaper 4 is not available as a PDF