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Japanese Visual Culture [electronic resource] : Explorations in the World of Manga and Anime

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780765616012Publication details: Armonk : M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780765622358
Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Japanese Visual Culture : Explorations in the World of Manga and AnimeDDC classification:
  • 741.5/952
LOC classification:
  • NC1764.5.J3J37 2008
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Contents:
Japanese Visual Culture; Contents; Foreword; A Note on Language; Introduction; 1. Manga in Japanese History; 2. Contemporary Anime inJapanese Pop Culture; 3. Characters, Themes, and NarrativePatterns in the Manga of Osamu Tezuka; 4. From Metropolis to Metoroporisu: The Changing Role of the Robot in Japanese and Western Cinema; 5. Opening the Closed World of Shojo Manga; 6. Situating the Shojo in Shojo Manga: Teenage Girls, Romance Comics, and Contemporary Japanese Culture; 7. Intellectuals, Cartoons, and Nationalism During the Russo-Japanese War
8. Framing Manga: On Narratives of the Second World War in Japanese Manga, 1957-19779. Aum Shinrikyo and a Panic About Manga and Anime; 10. Medieval Genealogies of Manga andAnime Horror; 11. The Utopian "Power to Live": The Significance of the Miyazaki Phenomenon; 12. Heart of Japaneseness: History and Nostalgia in Hayao Miyazaki's ""Spirited Away""; 13. National History as Otaku Fantasy: Satoshi Kon's Millennium Actress; 14. Considering Manga Discourse: Location, Ambiguity, Historicity; Bibliography; About the Contributors; Index
Summary: This illustrated volume brings together an international group of scholars from many specialities to explore the richness and subtleties of Japanese manga (comic books or graphic novels) and anime (animated films)--and how they have become two of the most universally recognized forms of contemporary mass culture.
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Japanese Visual Culture; Contents; Foreword; A Note on Language; Introduction; 1. Manga in Japanese History; 2. Contemporary Anime inJapanese Pop Culture; 3. Characters, Themes, and NarrativePatterns in the Manga of Osamu Tezuka; 4. From Metropolis to Metoroporisu: The Changing Role of the Robot in Japanese and Western Cinema; 5. Opening the Closed World of Shojo Manga; 6. Situating the Shojo in Shojo Manga: Teenage Girls, Romance Comics, and Contemporary Japanese Culture; 7. Intellectuals, Cartoons, and Nationalism During the Russo-Japanese War

8. Framing Manga: On Narratives of the Second World War in Japanese Manga, 1957-19779. Aum Shinrikyo and a Panic About Manga and Anime; 10. Medieval Genealogies of Manga andAnime Horror; 11. The Utopian "Power to Live": The Significance of the Miyazaki Phenomenon; 12. Heart of Japaneseness: History and Nostalgia in Hayao Miyazaki's ""Spirited Away""; 13. National History as Otaku Fantasy: Satoshi Kon's Millennium Actress; 14. Considering Manga Discourse: Location, Ambiguity, Historicity; Bibliography; About the Contributors; Index

This illustrated volume brings together an international group of scholars from many specialities to explore the richness and subtleties of Japanese manga (comic books or graphic novels) and anime (animated films)--and how they have become two of the most universally recognized forms of contemporary mass culture.