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Social network fandoms and online role-playing : Harry Potter and The vampire diaries fans on Twitter.
With the rise of social media, fans of popular culture texts such as films and TV series have taken to new media platforms, and particularly Twitter, to socialize and interact amongst each other, creating virtual communities ...
Rise of the Otaku : investigating the anime fandom in South Africa.
This ethnographic research project is an empirical investigation into the nature of the anime subculture and the practices of its fans (popularly known as ‘otaku’ in Japanese culture) in South Africa. Subcultural theory ...