markpasc (markpasc) wrote,
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Japan?phile

Speaking of anime, The War on Silence talks about J-Pop this week:

In another part, my sudden violent conversion to manic Japanese pop devotee may be a synergistic side-effect of my converging recent interests in Asian cinema (fueled by having been so enthralled by Yi Yi) and Asian food (fueled by realizing I'd been driving right by several excellent non-special-occasion sushi restaurants). I'm oversimplifying, obviously, not to mention (at least in the film case) blithely amalgamating Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan and Vietnam into a largely undifferentiated Asia in my mind, but obsessions naturally begin in ignorance.

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