The Otaku Culture in Brazil: The Brazilian Manga, The Impact in Medias and the Cultural Miscegenation Processes


The theme of the presentation is the Japanese pop culture in Brazil. The goal is to analyze the Brazilian manga, the cultural miscegenation process among Brazilian creators and the constitution of the otaku communities. In the translation of the otaku culture and its media products to Brazil, to the example of what always happened in the process of Latin cultural constitution, there is a relevant feature of cannibalism which become the Japanese-Brazilians examples enough singular. The lecture will richly be illustrated with images of pop products.

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Andre Noro, Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo-PUC-SP, Brazil

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Conference: ACAH2016
Stream: Humanities - Media, Film Studies, Theatre, Communication

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