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Traditional monster imagery in manga, anime and Japanese cinema

Zilia. Papp


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  • Title:
    Traditional monster imagery in manga, anime and Japanese cinema
  • Author: Zilia. Papp
  • Description: Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Introduction: Context and Contemporary Scene; 2 Geisha and Robot; How about Monsters?; Manga in the Museum; 3 New Vienna School Approach; Case Study - Ubume; 4 Yokai Art from Prehistory to Modernity; Art and the Supernatural in the Jomon Period; Heian Period; Muromachi Period; Edo Period; Meiji Period; Post-war Monsters - Mizuki Shigeru, Professor of Monsters; 5 Multitude of Monsters in Multimedia; Animals and Plants; Utensils and Natural Phenomena; Human Monstrosities; 6 Yokai in Cinema, 1968-2008
    Great Yokai Wars, 1966-2005Kitaro on Film, 2007; Lurking in the Shadows: The Artists Responsible for the Visual World of Yokai in Japanese Contemporary Cinema; 7 Monster Landscapes; Harakiri and Bloodshed in the Countryside: Ekin, the Vagabond Painter; Bibliography; Glossary of Terms; Glossary of Persons; Index
    Traditional Monster Imagery in Manga, Anime and Japanese Cinema builds on the earlier volume Anime and its Roots in Early Japanese Monster Art, that aimed to position contemporary Japanese animation within a wider art historical context by tracing the development of monster representations in Edo- and Meiji-period art works and post-war visual media. While the previous volume concentrated on modern media representations, this work focuses on how Western art historical concepts and methodology might be adapted when considering non-Western works, introducing traditional monster art in more detai
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Folkestone, Kent, UK : Global Oriental
  • Format: 1 online resource (272 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-68642-1;ISBN 9786613663368;ISBN 90-04-21260-4
  • Subjects: Animated films -- Japan -- History and criticism; Art, Japanese -- 20th century; Comic books, strips, etc -- Japan -- History and criticism; Monsters in art; Motion pictures -- Japan -- History; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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