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    Tuesday January 22, 2013
  • Book That Popularized Concept of "Hikikomori" Translated into English

    Controversial book slated to be released by University Of Minnesota Press in March

    Anime watchers will have undoubtedly encountered hikikomori who have withdrawn from society, but before it was a well established character trait, hikikomori was a social phenomenon, described and named by psychologist and critic Tamaki Saitō. The controversial work that popularized it has now been translated into English with Hikikomori: Adolescence without End set to be released in March. More after the jump.