How Hello Kitty and other Japanese pop culture icons conquered the world

//How Hello Kitty and other Japanese pop culture icons conquered the world

How Hello Kitty and other Japanese pop culture icons conquered the world

Pure Invention: How Japan’s Pop Culture Conquered the World by Matt Alt, Crown. 4.5/5 stars You can almost hear the teeth gnashing that would have accompanied Nintendo’s decision to release Animal Crossing: New Horizons on March 20, days before the Tokyo Olympic Games were cancelled. But the height of the pandemic was the perfect time to engage gamers around the world. In just 12 days, 11.77 million copies were sold, allowing a captive audience the size of Wuhan’s population to visit the self…

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