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From Chapters 5, 6 and 7 Just like in the US, in El Salvador Asian media gained unprecedented visibility and influenced many of its youth population. I remember back when I was in high school how many of my younger cousins and their friends were obsessed with Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh, at first I didn’t understand how this could have such a big impact or influence in El Salvador. For me these cartoons were just like any other cartoon on TV
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Unformatted text preview: but soon you didn’t have to be watching TV to hear about this Asian cartoons they were everywhere, from people selling stickers of them on the streets… to the most prestigious stores in El Salvador selling shirts with these Japanese cartoons. The cartoons had such an impact on El Salvador that a national clothing company starting making pajamas with Pokémon pictures on them....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2009 for the course ISS 335 taught by Professor Zaki during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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