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Postwar Japanese Animation Development and Toei Animation Studio*

Tze-Yue G. Hu

in Frames of Anime: Culture and Image-Building

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090972
eISBN:
9789882207721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090972.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter primarily focuses on the post-Second World War industrial development of Japanese animation and the medium's expressive symbolic role in postwar nation-building. It examines the ... More


The Dream of Japanese National Animation

Hikari Hori

in Promiscuous Media: Film and Visual Culture in Imperial Japan, 1926-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714542
eISBN:
9781501709524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714542.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter Four turns to animated film, revealing the various transnational inspirations that constructed the medium in its formative years in Japan. Moreover, it also emphasizes the transmedia ... More


Development of Japanese Animation up to the End of the Second World War

Tze-Yue G. Hu

in Frames of Anime: Culture and Image-Building

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090972
eISBN:
9789882207721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090972.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the chronological development of Japanese animation from the early twentieth century and the subsequent industrialization of the medium during the Second World War. It ... More


Epilogue

Tze-Yue G. Hu

in Frames of Anime: Culture and Image-Building

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090972
eISBN:
9789882207721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090972.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book offers new insight and perspective of the medium-genre. In contemporary terms, anime is Japanese animation with distinctive recognizable representations and often with close-knit links to ... More


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


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


On the Establishment and the History of the Japan Society for Animation Studies: Translated by Joon Yang Kim

Masashi Koide

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/9781617038099.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the establishment and history of the Japan Society for Animation Studies (JSAS), including its background management. The author first provides a short introduction of his ... More


Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

Masao Yokota and Tze-yue G. Hu (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038099
eISBN:
9781621039594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038099.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book examines Japanese animation from the perspective of media practitioners, designers, educators, and scholars working in the East Asia Pacific. This collection not only engages a ... More


Chiyogami, Cartoon, Silhouette: The Transitions of Ōfuji Noburō

Akiko Sano

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/9781617038099.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

One of the most important artists in the history of Japanese animation is Ōfuji Noburō (1900–1961). Among his notable works are Kujira (The Whale, 1952), which was shown in the short film category at ... More


A Bipolar Approach to Understanding the History of Japanese Animation

Nobuyuki Tsugata

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/9781617038099.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The first animated film in Japan was produced in 1917, but it was only in the 1960s that Japanese animation actually took off. Over this ninety-year period, several different epochs, marked by two ... More


Reflections on the Wan Brothers’ Letter to Japan: The Making of Princess Iron Fan

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/9781617038099.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines a letter handwritten by the Chinese pioneer animators, the Wan brothers, at the height of World War II. Dated September 13, 1942, and written in baihua Chinese, the brothers ... More


The Japanese Walt Disney: Masaoka Kenzo

Yasushi Watanabe

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/9781617038099.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Japanese animation first emerged in 1917 when Shimokawa Oten (1892–1973), Kitayama Seitaro (1888–1945), and Kouchi Junichi (1886–1970), working independently of each other, sought to make the first ... More


Animated Interracial Romantic Fantasies: Japanese Male and Non-Japanese Female Characters

Joon Yang Kim

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/9781617038099.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Japanese animation has featured romantic relationships between Japanese men and non-Japanese women, with the male character given a Japanese identity and his heterosexual partner presented as a ... More


More on the History of the Japan Society for Animation Studies: Historic Essentials of Animation Studies

Hiroshi Ikeda

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/9781617038099.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter focuses on the establishment and history of the Japan Society for Animation Studies, including its past and present activities. It first provides an overview of the past research ... More


3-D Computer Graphics: Creating and Teaching Professional Animated Techniques in Innocence and Doraemon—IKIF (Tokumitsu Kifune + Sonoko Ishida)

Tokumitsu Kifune and Sonoko Ishida

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/9781617038099.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Digital technology has paved the way for the development of advanced techniques in Japanese animation production. In addition to widening the variety of production methodology in animation, ... More


Tezuka and Takarazuka: Intertwined Roots of Japanese Popular Culture

Makiko Yamanashi

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/9781617038099.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

One of the most important artists in Japanese animation and comics, particularly manga and anime, is Tezuka Osamu (1928–1989), who has written about 700 titles of manga and produced about 70 titles ... More


Inventing Intervals: The Digital Image in Metropolis and Gankutsuō

Marc Steinberg

in Mechademia 7: Lines of Sight

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680498
eISBN:
9781452948706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680498.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Anime is constituted through the expansion of the interval between images in two sites: between images in a sequence and between layers of the image. This chapter argues that anime’s encounter with ... More


Japanese Manga and Anime on the Asia-Pacific War Experience

Kyu Hyun Kim

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In “Japanese Manga and Anime on the Asia-Pacific War Experience” Kyu Hyun Kim examines how the mediums of manga and anime have navigated the often-perilous terrain of war memory? Kim provides a rich ... 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


New Halves, Old Selves: Reincarnation and Transgender Identification in Ōshima Yumiko’s Tsurubara-tsurubara

Emily Somers

in Mechademia 7: Lines of Sight

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680498
eISBN:
9781452948706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680498.003.0012
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter presents a reading of Ōshima Yumiko’s Tsurubara-tsurubara (TS). This manga examines the internal and external conflicts and tensions that a gender-variant child, Tsugio, undergoes ... More


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