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“Earth in My Window”, Murakami & Hoaglund 2012

2005-murakami: “Earth in My Window”⁠, Takashi Murakami, Linda Hoaglund (2012-03-04; ⁠, ⁠, ⁠, ⁠, ⁠, ⁠, ; backlinks):

Essay by Pop Art artist Takashi Murakami on Japanese society and on WWII infantilizing Japanese culture as revealed by media, anime, and otaku.

“Earth In My Window” is a long essay by Superflat pop artist Takashi Murakami meditating on post-WWII consumerist Japanese society and on WWII infantilizing Japanese pop culture as revealed by its influences on media, anime, and the otaku subculture.

This transcript has been prepared from a PDF scan of pg 98–149 of Little Boy: The Arts of Japan’s Exploding Subculture⁠, ed. Murakami, published 2005-05-15, ISBN 0300102852. (See also the transcript of a discussion moderated by Murakami, “Otaku Talk”⁠.)

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“On The Battlefield of "Superflat": Subculture and Art in Postwar Japan”, Hoaglund 2005

2005-sawaragi.pdf: “On The Battlefield of "Superflat": Subculture and Art in Postwar Japan”⁠, Noi Sawaragi translated by Linda Hoaglund (2005-01-01; backlinks)

“Earth In My Window”, Murakami 2005

2005-murakami.pdf: “Earth In My Window”⁠, Takashi Murakami (2005-01-01; backlinks)

“Otaku Talk”, Okada & Morikawa 2004

2004-okada.pdf: “Otaku Talk”⁠, Toshio Okada, Kaichiro Morikawa (2004-01-01; backlinks)

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