Ournal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

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"Those Anime Students": Foreign Language Literacy Development through Japanese Popular Culture Author(s): Natsuki Fukunaga Reviewed work(s): Source: Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Vol. 50, No. 3 (Nov., 2006), pp. 206-222 Published by: International Reading Association Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40013700 . Accessed: 03/12/2012 14:20 Your use of the JSTOR archive indicates your acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Use, available at . http://www.jstor.org/page/info/about/policies/terms.jsp

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