Japanese visual culture : explorations in the world of manga and anime / edited by Mark W. MacWilliams ; foreword by Frederik L. Schodt

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Subjects: Comic books, strips, etc.--Japan--History and criticism
Animated films--Japan--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2008
LC Classification: N, NC
Additional Authors: Macwilliams, Mark Wheeler, 1952-
Notes: LCCN: 2007025425
ISBN: 9780765616012 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0765616017 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0765616025
ISBN: 9780765616029
"An East Gate book."
Contents: Foreword : Japan's new visual culture / Frederik L. Schodt -- Introduction / Mark W. MacWilliams -- Manga in Japanese History / Kinko Ito -- Contemporary Anime in Japanese Pop Culture / Gilles Poitras -- Characters, Themes, and Narrative Patterns in the Manga of Osamu Tezuka / Susanne Phillips -- From Metropolis to Metoroporisu : The Changing Role of the Robot in Japanese and Western Cinema / Lee Makela -- Opening the Closed World of Shojo Manga / Mizuki Takahashi -- Situating the Shojo in Shojo Manga : Teenage Girls, Romance Comics, and Contemporary Japanese Culture / Deborah Shamoon -- Intellectuals, Cartoons, and Nationalism During the Russo-Japanese War / Yulia Mikhailova -- Framing Manga: On Narratives of the Second World War in Japanese Manga, 1957-1977 / Eldad Nakar -- Aum Shinrikyo and a Panic about Manga and Anime / Rich Gardner -- Medieval Genealogies of Manga and Anime Horror / Raj Pandey -- The Utopian "Power to Live": The Significance of the Miyazaki Phenomenon / Hiroshi Yamanaka -- Heart of Japaneseness: History and Nostalgia in Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away / Shiro Yoshioka -- National History as Otaku Fantasy: Satoshi Kon's Millennium Actress / Melek Ortabasi -- Considering Manga Discourse: Location, Ambiguity, Historicity / Jaqueline Berndt -- Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-334) and index
Physical Description: xi, 352 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 144773808
ISBN/ISSN: 9780765616012

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