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Japanese Pop Star Gackt Speaks Out Against Lack of Support for Artists Overseas

      Japanese pop star/film actor Gackt spoke out against the little impact that Cool Japan has on promoting artists overseas.  He brought up this point after seeing a recent Naruto stage production and observed the lack of people … Continue reading

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Japanese Culture in American Movies

In the movie industry, Hollywood has made movies that have contain strong references to Japanese culture.  Through the years, some have been successful and other have not. Some examples include the James Bond classic You Only Live Twice starring Sean Connery(1967), … Continue reading

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