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Frames of anime culture and image-building

Tze-yue G. Hu

2010

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  • Title:
    Frames of anime culture and image-building
  • Author: Tze-yue G. Hu
  • Description: Origins of the Japanese art of animating -- Continuity of art forms and their visualness -- Cultural thought, expressing the self, and image-building -- Development of Japanese animation up to the end of the Second World War -- Postwar Japanese animation development and Toei Animation Studio -- Miyazaki and Takahata Anime Cinema -- Anime in Asia: a case of cultural imperialism?.
    Japanese anime has long fascinated the world, and its mythical heroes and dazzling colors increasingly influence popular culture genres in the West. Tze-yue G. Hu analyzes the ""language-medium"" of this remarkable expressive platform and its many socio-cultural dimensions from a distinctly Asian frame of reference, tracing its layers of concentric radiation from Japan throughout Asia. Her work, rooted in archival investigations, interviews with animators and producers in Japan as well as other Asian animation studios, and interdisciplinary research in linguistics and performance theory, shows
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (243 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 988-220-772-3;ISBN 1-282-75022-4;ISBN 9786612750229;ISBN 988-220-524-0
  • Subjects: Animated films -- Japan -- History; Motion pictures, Japanese -- Asia -- History; Culture in motion pictures; Asia -- Civilization -- Japanese influences; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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