Popular-Inconsequence

Examining Japanese pop-culture in respect to cross-Pacific relations

Change is afoot: Tokyo Govt. Approves New Restrictions to Manga and Anime for Children’s Sake, Part 1

Late into the evening of December 14, twitter started to spring to life from Japan. The cause? The passage of Bill 156 in the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly. The infamous bill among anime otaku and people who work within the industry was initially proposed back in the spring of this year by Tokyo’s novelist turned governor, […]

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