Nante Japan Podcast: “Idol, Burning” Special Episode

We’re back with another episode of the Nante Japan Podcast! This is a special episode which centers on Usami Rin‘s award-winning hit novel “Idol, Burning”. In this episode, we discussed several key points in such as how authors have discussed women’s issues through the lens of insanity, how this particular book fits into that larger tradition of feminism, and how what seems like a simple book about idol fandom may be anything but.

I am joined this episode by my co-host Hannah and returning guest Dr. Thomas Baudinette. Check it out below!

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You can pick up the book here, and make sure to check out Dr. Baudinette’s other works here!

The lecture referenced in the podcast can be listened to here.


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