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Growing Up with Astro Boy and Mazinger Z: Industrialization, “High-Tech World,” and Japanese Animation in the Art and Culture of South Korea

Dong-Yeon Koh

in Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038099
eISBN:
9781621039594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038099.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the historical context in which Japanese animation was imported into Korea during the 1970s and 1980s, focusing on Astro Boy (2009), the Hollywood remake of Tezuka Osamu’s ... More


Introduction and Some Definitions

Natsu Onoda Power

in God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732207
eISBN:
9781604734782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732207.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In September 1963, NBC began to broadcast the TV animation series Astro Boy that quickly became popular among American children. Astro Boy was adapted from a Japanese comic book series called ... More


Tormenting Affairs with Animation

Natsu Onoda Power

in God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732207
eISBN:
9781604734782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732207.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines Osamu Tezuka’s relationship with animation, which began at a young age when he saw animations on his father’s film projector or at the movie theaters in Japan, to his creation ... More


Anime's Media Mix: Franchising Toys and Characters in Japan

Marc Steinberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675494
eISBN:
9781452947525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675494.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This book shows that anime is far more than a style of Japanese animation. Beyond its immediate form of cartooning, anime is also a unique mode of cultural production and consumption that led to the ... More


Frameworks of Teaching and Researching Japanese Animation

Tze-yue G. Hu

in Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038099
eISBN:
9781621039594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038099.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book examines Japanese animation from the perspective of scholars and practitioners originating and residing in Japan and the East Asian region. Its chapters, rooted in teaching and research ... More


God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga

Natsu Onoda Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732207
eISBN:
9781604734782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732207.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Cartoonist Osamu Tezuka (1928–1989) is the single most important figure in Japanese post-World War II comics. During his four-decade career, he published more than 150,000 pages of comics, produced ... More


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