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Jeans on the Japanese counterculture, early 1970s. (source)
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Ametora Footnotes: Chapter Four

W. David Marx
Aug 31, 2016 · 6 min read
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Modern day Maruseru in Ameyoko (source)
Trailer for “Eagle and Hawk” (1957). Note Yūjirō Ishihara’s fake jeans and Rentarō Mikuni’s real jeans.
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Article on “G-Pan” (jeans pants) by Kensuke Ishizu in celebrity magazine Heibon, 1961.
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Advertisement for Big John’s Road Runner color jeans (1971)
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Fugetsudō in the 1960s (source)
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Ryōji Kaihara, now Chairman of Kaihara. (source)

Ametora Extended

Footnotes, spin-offs, and updates to W.

W. David Marx

Written by

Tokyo-based author of “Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style” (Basic Books, December 2015). Co-founder/editor of Néojaponisme. wdavidmarx.com

Ametora Extended

Footnotes, spin-offs, and updates to W. David Marx’s book “Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style.”

W. David Marx

Written by

Tokyo-based author of “Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style” (Basic Books, December 2015). Co-founder/editor of Néojaponisme. wdavidmarx.com

Ametora Extended

Footnotes, spin-offs, and updates to W. David Marx’s book “Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style.”

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