October 22, 2018 1:50 pm
“I’m Alone, But Not Lonely” explores the rise of the ‘otaku’ as a phenomenon of 1980s Japanese youth culture. Originally written in 1990 by sociologist Volker Grassmuck, the essay is published here for the first time as a beautifully designed and illustrated book. It includes a Preface by Paul O’Kane, a specially written introduction by the author, and original illustrations by manga artist Kengyuan Qiu.
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