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Top 65 Japanese Pop Culture Posts + Tokyology

By: Bianca Bartz - Published:   Updated: Aug 15 2011 • References: tokyology & boingboing.net
Japan has a whole realm of sub-cultures that seem utterly bizarre to foreigners. Tokyology is a recently released documentary that covers some of the most unique aspects of Japanese pop-culture, with a heavy emphasis on the Tokyo and individual regions like Harajuku and Shinjuku.

To supplement the video, here is a list of unique Japanese pop culture features, from manga obsession to elaborate bento boxes, astonishing attractions, incredible innovations and the quirkiest fashions.

Implications - With famous celebs like Gwen Stefani drawing media attention towards subculture movements such as Tokyology, there is a new opportunity for companies to create products based on these discoveries. Japanese pop culture has gained immense popularity and would make for a great jumping off point for countless consumer products.

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