Saturday, February 20, 2010

Japanamerica via AP

''Perhaps he can walk the tightrope between global and Japanese expectations and demands,'' said Roland Kelts, author of ''Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S.'' and a lecturer at the University of Tokyo. ''I say give him time.' LINK


CrisisMaven said...

It's precisely this coveted Chinese salesfigure that may be next hit: There will be much more hardship soon with a looming Chinese collapse bigger than the Soviet Union's.


Here's another version in The Japan Times:

and still yet another version

There may be more.
Thanks so much.
Yuri Kageyama AP

Roland Kelts said...

Thanks for sharing these, Yuri. Great story. And I appreciate the mention of Japanamerica.