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N'Donna Russell · July, 2015

I am a passionate researcher of Japanese Popular Culture, focused in Shoujo (girls’) manga, as well as Fan cultures in and outside of Japan. I enjoy exploring the links between fandom and identity.

You can follow me on twitter – @misuthewitch

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Latest posts by N'Donna Russell from July, 2015

Unintentionally Amusing Illustrations Found in Japanese Textbooks

"Thanks to these illustrations, I'm unable to concentrate while studying, haha."

Developer, President, Gamer: the World Says Goodbye to Nintendo President Satoru Iwata

Popular Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has died, leaving gaming fans around the world to mourn his loss.

Japan's Cosplay Culture Helps a Global Community Experiment With Identity

Cosplay, a term that describes dressing up like fictional characters, transcends ethnic and cultural borders and promotes personal empowerment.

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