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Chen, Jin-Shiow: "A Study of Fan Culture. Adolescent Experiences with Animé/manga Doujinshi and Cosplay in Taiwan." In: Visual Arts Research 33.1 (2007), S. 14–24.
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Keywords: Animation, China, Didaktik und Pädagogik, Fankultur, Jugendkultur, Manga, Subkultur, Taiwan, Zine
Collection: Visual Arts Research
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Fan culture has become a significant arena for communication studies, but art educators and researchers haven’t paid enough attention to it. Such research is important because animé/manga fandom, as a subculture, has an enormous influence on youngsters. This study is an exploration of youth animé/manga fan culture from the viewpoints of six adolescents who are animé/manga fan artists. The focus is on the participants’ experiences, opinions, and values in making manga doujinshi (self-published comic fanzines), cosplaying (costume play), and participating in fan activities. This study has the potential for understanding youth animé/manga fans, their fan art and subculture, and ultimately, for providing insights to allow art educators to bridge the gap between mainstream school culture and adolescent subcultures.
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