WIWpodcast34.mp3

In Japan, the economic bubble may have burst but the pop culture bubble is still expanding. In this week's cast, first a report on how American teens are learning Japanese so they can read manga and watch anime in the original language. Then a brief history of manga, including a visit to the Tezuka studio's vault. Finally, the perils of translating manga - a conversation with translator Anne Ishii.<img id="pri-insights" src="http://api.pri.org/insights/?story=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pri.org%2Fstories%2F... />

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