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Perfect Blue and the fallacies of fandom

Perfect Blue presents a hallucinatory puzzle box, that’s at once a disparaging, Hitchcockian exploration of celebrity culture, a look at fragmented identity and the nature of self, and a thesis on the encroachment of digital technology in the nineties techno-boom. 1,278 more words

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Annual Bibliography of Anime and Manga Studies – 2002 Ed.

In an earlier post, I made the case that 2001 marked the beginning of a new period in the development of anime/manga studies as an academic field or area. 1,672 more words

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Review: The Mistress Deception by Susan Napier

The Mistress Deception
Author: Susan Napier
Published: 2000
Genre: Category Romance
Series: N/A
Rating: C+

The Mistress Deception surprised me a bit, I was expecting more crazy out of the blue revelations à la… 306 more words

Rating: C

Annual Bibliography of Anime and Manga Studies – 2003 Ed.

The most memorable moment for Japanese animation in the U.S. in 2003 – and, quite possibly, to date – was the selection by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences of Hayao Miyazaki’s… 1,887 more words

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Annual Bibliography of Anime and Manga Studies – 2004 Ed.

2004 marked another year of steady growth in the number of academic English-language publications on anime and manga. One clear highlight was Stray Dog of Anime: The Films of Mamoru Oshii… 1,715 more words

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Annual Bibliography of Anime and Manga Studies – 2001 Ed.

The years from 1993 to 2000 constituted the beginning period of the growth of English-language anime/manga studies, as scholars such as Susan Napier, Anne Allison, Antonia Levi, Sharon Kinsella, Mary Grigsby and Kinko Ito first began to publish scholarly writing on Japanese animation and Japanese comics. 1,211 more words

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Annual Bibliography of Anime and Manga Studies – 2000 Ed.

In 2000, it was becoming evident that academic interest in Japanese animation and comics was surging across different publication formats – books by single authors, edited collections such as… 1,010 more words

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