Database for Animation Studies

22 References Recommended by the 2019 Research and Education Committee

Research and Education Committee

The following list of recommended references was selected and written by researchers and experts trusted by the Research and Education Committee; however, there are, of course, other important animation study references that have not been included. This list was prepared by members of the Research and Education Committee to examine more closely certain references. (Authors: Takashi KAYAMA, Akiko SUGAWA, Naomi IGARASHI, Shō KOBAYASHI)

Takahata, Isao. Eiga wo tukurinagara kangaeta koto: Horus kara Gauche made [What I was thinking about while creating a movie: From Horus to Gauche], Bungeishunju, 2014.

The late Isao Takahata explains his original works before joining Studio Ghibli, including The Great Adventure of Horus, Prince of the Sun (1968), and some TV series as represented by Heidi, Girl of the Alps (1974). It should be noted that the content is slightly different from that of a book under the same title (Tokuma Shoten Publishing, 1991). (Kayama)

Research and Education Committee