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Volume 167, 20232023 2nd International Conference on Comprehensive Art and Cultural Communication (CACC 2023)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Art Appreciation and Film Image Research|
|Published online||18 May 2023|
The Inner Dynamics of Kidult Culture: Trending Toys and games, Theme Parks, and Animated Movies
1 School of Art, The University of Edinburgh, 74 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9DF
2 Department of Media and Communication, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50603
Trending toys, Disneyland, animation movies , which are traditionally connoted as children’s synonymous entertainment, have progressively gathered a growing number of elder children and adults, which is called Kidult. This article analyzes and interprets kidult culture from three types of phenomena in an attempt to understand and explore the inner factors of the contributors. Meanwhile, it also provides aesthetic instructions and practical implications for the kidult-derived cultural and creative industries.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2023
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