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Pikachu´s Global Adventure: The Rise and Fall of Pokemon

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Description for Pikachu´s Global Adventure: The Rise and Fall of Pokemon Paperback. Discusses the phenomenon of Pokemon in a transnational and multidisciplinary perspective Editor(s): Tobin, Joseph J. Num Pages: 312 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; JFC; JFFS; WHC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 157 x 21. Weight in Grams: 428.
Initially developed in Japan by Nintendo as a computer game, Pokémon swept the globe in the late 1990s. Based on a narrative in which a group of children capture, train, and do battle with over a hundred imaginary creatures, Pokémon quickly diversified into an array of popular products including comic books, a TV show, movies, trading cards, stickers, toys, and clothing. Pokémon eventually became the top grossing children's product of all time. Yet the phenomenon fizzled as quickly as it had ignited. By 2002, the Pokémon craze was mostly over. Pikachu’s Global Adventure describes the spectacular, complex, and unpredictable rise ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
312
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
Weight
438g
Number of Pages
312
Place of Publication
North Carolina, United States
ISBN
9780822332879
SKU
V9780822332879
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-1

About Tobin
Joseph Tobin is the Nadine Mathis Basha Professor of Early Childhood Education at Arizona State University. He is the author of “Good Guys Don’t Wear Hats”: Children’s Talk about the Media, editor of Making a Place for Pleasure in Early Childhood Education, and coauthor of Preschool in Three Cultures: Japan, China, and the United States.

Reviews for Pikachu´s Global Adventure: The Rise and Fall of Pokemon
“I took a peek at the table of contents for Pikachu’s Global Adventure, then read a little of the introduction, and the next thing I knew I was deep, deep in the book and didn’t want to stop. The writing was that engaging, the information and arguments that compelling.”—Henry Jenkins, coeditor of Hop on Pop: The Politics and Pleasures of ... Read more

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