Many went back home to their parents, some overdosed, and very few stayed in California to continue living the hippie lifestyle. The changing of the counterculture in the 1960’s, followed by the rise of hippie culture, and they way they lived and what they stood for was an important change in society. The hippies advocated drug use, sex, rock and roll, and of course peace and love. While the hippies did die out, they left some things with society. Their fashion sense was “ copied by mainstream society and continues to resurface periodically” (Kauffman).
In a YouTube video where Japanese got asked about what image they have about Hafu, most of them answered that they wanted to be a hafu as well. Most answers to this question were positive; they are pretty, they have long legs, they have the best of both worlds. While most Japanese seem to have positive views on what it is like to be a Hafu, research shows that they might not have a proper understanding of what it is like to be Hafu. So despite the positive image the Japanese have, life in Japan is not easy for people with mixed roots. Japan is a very homogenous country, where foreigners only make up 1.5% of the populace according to a research done in 2013.
In today 's society it is difficult to connect to someone on a personal level, but anime is doing just that. Anime is popular with many different types of people around the world and has been one of Japan’s most lucrative businesses since 1798 (Aoki). Anime and its subculture is misunderstood by most Americans, who are unable to recognize the allure of them. To comprehend this ever expanding subculture, people need to understand the enticement of anime, which is feeling connected to something bigger than themselves. Anime and its subculture is important to study because this particular subculture reflects where our entertainment videos and televisions is expanding to.
Most of his followers were from Japanese universities as it promised to give the young people better lives without the academic pressures that often prevail. It also claimed it had a mission of saving mankind from destruction; it was labeled as a religion by its followers. (Masami par 2) In Depth about Aum The Aum mainly targeted the university students since they had many opportunities to study lots of stuff. Asahara had published many books, and it was easier for the students to access them. Asahara had presented his ideas in such an enticing manner that many fell for it.
Puppet theater and other traditional art forms were being replaced with more modern types of entertainment, like movies and plays. These plays were originals by Japanese playwrights, but there were also translated Western plays. Japan started making movies in 1899, and since then more than 100 films were being produced each year (McClain, 355). Bunraku plays were a lengthy affair, so it makes sense that people chose shorter options. Puppet theater may still be alive in the western side of Japan, but in Tokyo bunraku plays were a thing of the past (Tanizaki, 145).
The counter culture made people to realize that rock music became political since it was associate with social problems and it can make changes in people’s life. The rock music had influences on economics, which made rock music more political. From 1964 to 1967, the popularity of rock starts such as Beatles, made huge impact on economic. Factories make products of them or imitated their style to get profit from their followers, such as the wig that was same as their hairstyle. (ppt picture cit) This improves economic development in many industries such as tourism and entertainment.
The Gangsta Rap was founded in West Coast, particularly Compton, in the late 80’s. Ice-T, Ice Cube, and Dr. Dre from N.W.A started the gangsta rap. Gangsta rap was founded in the time when there were some social norms exist. It was the revolutionary time for the recording industry and this revolutionary was brought to Americans by the MTV. Also, using personal computer was becoming popular in the USA at the time.
This desire caused two advantages for Japan: firstly, it was most likely easier for the Japanese government to control to a smaller piece of land than what the Chinese government could do with their larger country. Secondly, Japan might’ve taken this opportunity to view the Chinese being colonized and learned from afar, making sure not to
Its commencement was in the Ramones, with their love of Bubblegum Pop and the Beach Boys, they paved the way for many artists to come. In the mid to late 1980s it started to rise in popularity. However, pop punk was still not an excepted genre in many major record labels. The bands popular at that time greatly inspired bands like the Offspring and Green Day's formation. In 1993, Green Day was signed to a major record label and by the following year pop punk grew in
Beer has had a profound impact on western society. It is used during holidays, celebrations, and general recreation. However, what more westerners don’t know is that beer has also greatly influenced Asian countries--specifically Japan. Even though Japan has a culture known for drinking tea, beer has been a large part since it was introduced in the 1800s, and is still a large part of Japanese society today. However, it had a majority of its impact leading up to the interwar period in Japan (the time between World War One and World War Two).