Japanese Visual Culture: Explorations in the World of Manga and Anime

Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (3) from $119.89   
  • New (1) from $254.75   
  • Used (2) from $119.89   
Sending request ...

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780765616012
  • Publisher: M E Sharpe Inc
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Japan's New Visual Culture   Frederik L. Schodt     vii
A Note on Language     xi
Introduction   Mark W. MacWilliams     3
Manga in Japanese History   Kinko Ito     26
Contemporary Anime in Japanese Pop Culture   Gilles Poitras     48
Characters, Themes, and Narrative Patterns in the Manga of Osamu Tezuka   Susanne Phillipps     68
From Metropolis to Metoroporisu: The Changing Role of the Robot in Japanese and Western Cinema   Lee Makela     91
Opening the Closed World of Shojo Manga   Mizuki Takahashi     114
Situating the Shojo in Shojo Manga: Teenage Girls, Romance Comics, and Contemporary Japanese Culture   Deborah Shamoon     137
Intellectuals, Cartoons, and Nationalism During the Russo-Japanese War   Yulia Mikhailova     155
Framing Manga: On Narratives of the Second World War in Japanese Manga, 1957-1977   Eldad Nakar     177
Aum Shinrikyo and a Panic About Manga and Anime   Richard A. Gardner     200
Medieval Genealogies of Manga and Anime Horror   Rajyashree Pandey     219
The Utopian "Power to Live": The Significance of the Miyazaki Phenomenon   Hiroshi Yamanaka     237
Heartof Japaneseness: History and Nostalgia in Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away   Shiro Yoshioka     256
National History as Otaku Fantasy: Satoshi Kon's Millennium Actress   Melek Ortabasi     274
Considering Manga Discourse: Location, Ambiguity, Historicity   Jaqueline Berndt     295
Bibliography     311
About the Contributors     335
Index     339
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)