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Origins

Frenchy Lunning editor.; Michelle Ollie editor.; Steven R. Anderson contributor.

2014

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  • Title:
    Origins
  • Author: Frenchy Lunning editor.; Michelle Ollie editor.; Steven R. Anderson contributor.
  • Description: Cover; Contents; Dedication; Introduction; Subjects of Desire; Hagio Moto's Nuclear Manga and the Promise of Eco-Feminist Desire; Where Is My Place in the World? Early Shojo Manga Portrayals of Lesbianism; Between Men, Androids, and Robots: Assaying Mechanical Man in Meiji Literature and Visual Culture; Bodies in Motion; Carbon as Creation: On Tsuji Naoyuki's Charcoal Anime; Powers of (Dis)Ability: Toward a Bodily Origin in Mushishi; South Korea and the Sub-Empire of Anime: Kinesthetics of Subcontracted Animation Production; Boundaries; Japanese Cartoon Films
    From Street Corner to Living Room: Domestication of TV Culture and National Time/NarrativeHyperbolic Nationalism: South Korea's Shadow Animation Industry; Conceptualizing Anime and the Database Fantasyscape; Rescripting History; Rebranding Himiko, the Shaman Queen of Ancient History; Tezuka's Buddha at the Tokyo National Museum: An Interview with Matsumoto Nobuyuki; Genesis at the Shrine: The Votive Art of an Anime Pilgrimage; Repetition, Remediation, Adaptation; The Girl at the Center of the World: Gender, Genre, and Remediation in Bishojo Media Works
    The Localization of Kiki's Delivery ServiceFranchising and Failure: Discourses of Failure within the Japanese-American Speed Racer Franchise; Evangelion as Second Impact: Forever Changing That Which Never Was; From Ground Zero to Degree Zero: Akira from Origin to Oblivion; Contributors
    If the source of manga and anime is physically located in Japan, the temptation for many critics and scholars is to ask what aspects of Japanese culture and history gave rise to these media. This ninth volume of Mechademia-an annual collection of critical work on anime and manga-challenges the tendency to answer the question of origins by reductively generalizing and essentializing "Japaneseness." The essays brought together in Mechademia 9 lead us to understand the extent to which "Japan" might be seen as an idea generated by anime, manga, and other texts rather than the other way around. Wha
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota ; London, England : University of Minnesota Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (335 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4529-4365-6
  • Subjects: Animated films -- Japan -- History and criticism; Animated television programs -- Japan -- History and criticism; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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