Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Various forms of the contemporary Japanese art and culture are subsumed under the term ?Japanese popular culture?. Although the term denotes that these forms reflect upon the reality of modern Japan, Japanese popular culture has ancient roots ? influenced by the traditional culture and art, it still maintains a link with the history of the Land of the Rising Sun. Moreover, it has become a medium that introduces the rest of the world with the art and culture of Japan. Learn more about Japanese popular culture in this book.