Mechademia 9: Origins

Mechademia 9: Origins

by Frenchy Lunning (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816695355
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 11/12/2014
Series: Mechademia Series , #9
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Frenchy Lunning is professor of liberal arts at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Table of Contents


Dedication to Dr. John A. Lent

Christopher Bolton

Part I. Subjects of Desire
Hagio Moto’s Nuclear Manga and the Promise of Eco-Feminist Desire
Margherita Long
Where Is My Place in the World?: Early Shôjo Manga Portrayals of Lesbianism
Fujimoto Yukari
Translated by Lucy Fraser
Between Men, Androids, and Robots: Assaying Mechanical Man in Meiji Literature and Visual Culture
Seth Jacobowitz

Part II. Bodies in Motion
Carbon as Creation: On Tsuji Naoyuki’s Charcoal Anime
Paul Roquet
Powers of (Dis)Ability: Toward a Bodily Origin in Mushishi
Steven R. Anderson
South Korea and the Sub-Empire of Anime: Kinesthetics of Subcontracted Animation Production
Kim Joon Yang

Part III. Boundaries
Japanese Cartoon Films
Imamura Taihei
Translated by Thomas Lamarre
From Street Corner to Living Room: Domestication of TV Culture and National Time/Narrative
Shun’ya Yoshimi
Translated by Jodie Beck
Hyperbolic Nationalism: South Korea’s Shadow Animation Industry
Kukhee Choo
Conceptualizing Anime and the Database Fantasyscape
Brian Ruh

Part IV. Rescripting History
Rebranding Himiko, the Shaman Queen of Ancient History
Laura Miller
Tezuka’s Buddha at the Tokyo National Museum: An Interview with Matsumoto Nobuyuki
Christopher Bolton
Genesis at the Shrine: The Votive Art of an Anime Pilgrimage
Dale K. Andrews

Part V. Repetition, Remediation, Adaptation
The Girl at the Center of the World: Gender, Genre, and Remediation in Bishôjo Media Works
Forrest Greenwood
The Localization of Kiki’s Delivery Service
Alexandra Roedder
Franchising and Failure: Discourses of Failure within the Japanese-American Speed Racer Franchise
Rayna Denison
Evangelion as Second Impact: Forever Changing That Which Never Was
Andreu Ballús and Alba G. Torrents
From Ground Zero to Degree Zero: Akira from Origin to Oblivion
Christopher Bolton


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