In Godzilla's Footsteps

Japanese Pop Culture Icons on the Global Stage
Editor(s): 
Tsutsui, William M.
Editor(s): 
Ito, Michiko
ISBN: 
1403964610
Date published: 
April 2006
Hardback
Pages: 
256

These essays consider the Godzilla films and how they were shaped by and also influenced postwar Japanese culture, as well as the globalization of Japanese pop culture icons in the wake of the Godzilla phenomenon. They fall within a wide range of disciplines: Film Studies, Anthropology, History, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies. Contributors include Susan Napier, Anne Allison, Christine Yano and others.