Database for Animation Studies


Interpreting Anime

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Interpreting Anime
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University of Minnesota Press
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This is a research, by a comparative literature scholar, on the topic of Japanese anime centers on Japanese science fiction. It analyzes works by Hayao Miyazaki, Mamoru Oshii, and Katsuhiro Ōtomo, among others. It tends to rely on literary thematic analyses rather than media theory, but it is a significant, in-depth effort by an international researcher on Japan. (Nakagaki)

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