Student Style: 80s Tokyo

An amusing sentence about image conscious, rather than intellectually curious, higher-education students in Tanaka Yasuo’s Akutagawa-winning  novel that served to announce the new consumeristic sensibility of the nascent bubble period culture.





Tanaka, Yasuo. Nantonaku, Crystal.



This blog entry on Neojapanisme appears to be one of the only English language sources of information on the novel.


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