| Anime From Akira to Howl's Moving Castle (Updated Edition) |
This new edition is a must-have for both seasoned and new fans of anime. Japanese animation is more popular than ever following the 2002 Academy Award given to Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away. It confirmed that anime is more than just children's cartoons, often portraying important social and cultural themes. With new chapters on Spirited Away and other recent releases, including Howl's Moving Castle, this edition will be the authoritative source on anime for an exploding market of viewers who want to know more.
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| Godzilla on My Mind: Fifty Years of the King of Monsters |
Bill Tsutsui, a life-long fan and historian, takes a light-hearted look at the big, green, radioactive lizard, revealing how he was born and how he became a megastar. With humorous anecdotes, Godzilla on My Mind explores his lasting cultural impact on the world.
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| Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the US |
Japanamerica is the first book that directly addresses the American experience with the Japanese pop culture craze - including anime from Hayao Miyazaki's epics to the burgeoning world of hentai to Haruki Murakami's fiction. Including interviews with the inventor of Pac-man and executives from TokyoPop, GDH, and other major Japanese and American production companies, this book highlights the shared conflicts both countries face as anime and manga become a global form of entertainment and change both the United States and Japan in the process.
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| Stray Dog of Anime: The Films of Mamoru Oshii |
Upon its US release in the mid-1990s, Ghost in the Shell, directed by Mamoru Oshii, quickly became one of the most popular anime in the country. Despite these accolades, Oshii is known as a contrarian within anime, a self-proclaimed "stray dog," with a unique cinematic vision.This is the first book to take an in-depth look at his major films, from the early days working on Urusei Yatsura to Avalon, his most recent feature.
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