Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded The U.S
By Roland Kelts
PROS: A breezy, readable, yet informative look at how Japanese pop culture has become part of US culture, mixing theories, the big picture, and personal stories.
CONS: The book's approach makes it more useful for getting the big picture than direct research. Some theories may seem odd or vague.
SUMMARY: An interesting and thought-provoking book that can help you get a good picture of how Japanese culture has become prominent in the US, why it may have happened, and the future.