The new "Guide to japanese Animation". Also: The Anime Grove. Kaicho's Japanese tv anime site. Anime Uni (United Anime Universe society). Aioleon the martian Girl anime site (by request). Anime juku, which will supposedly teach animation techniques over the internet. If you take this let me know how it goes.
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Japanese language help: Find places to buy! Greg Irwin is fluent in English and Japanese, and brings Japanese traditional songs to an English-speaking audience. Shogakukan magazines (publisher of Shonen Sunday). Some animated introductions to Shogakukan children's books (in Japanese). At least three of the books have an environmental message. One teaches children about death. Another relates to war. Tezuka osamu world in Japan. (He was the "father" of modern manga!) And Happy birthday, robot boy (article on Astro boy/Tetsuwan Atom also at the ny times (4/7/03). Leiji (Reiji) Matsumoto stuff. A parent's guide to Anime at the Anime cafe.
A good counter-balance to what I have written. Akira compared to lord of the Flies. Spiro wal discusses anime and the attraction to anime. Scott McCloud on comics and online comics. Ex magazine has a lot of intelligent articles if you look through the archives! Time magazine example of how mainstream anime/manga are becoming Articles on doujinshi. Japanese book news includes "Japanese manga: Research and Criticism" Manga tout: Daft Punk grew up on it, the men behind The matrix are obsessed. Andrew Pulver on the allure of anime guardian Unlimited 5/21/03 Girl power: young women summary are driving one of the hottest trends in pop culture: Japanese comics Boston Globe 7/28/04 "Astroy boy forever" Article at m 6/6/07, in the Asian Pop column. A good tribute to the peaceful sentiments of tezuka osamu.
Bbc article about romance novels turned into shojo manga. Mikhail koulikov's list of academic anime/manga papers, plus essays and history and more ( history essay complete with bibliography for you term-paper researchers out there. Pipe down, we're Trying to watch a cartoon - ny times article on effective use of silence in cartoons. She's Got Her Own Thing Now: Opening Shot by dirk deppey from The comics journal 269. Article on "The comics journal" - good read: "Most observers seem to fixate on the "girly" visual tropes - the big eyes and flowery backgrounds. This is a mistake. What really sets shoujo apart from most Western comics is the degree to which it concentrates upon human interaction: First and foremost, shoujo manga is about people, and young people in particular." Things Japanese that you may wonder about at the mit anime Club (by. Thanks!) a (in my opinion) somewhat shallow article on anime "Japanimation and Techno-Orientalism". Scott Frazier's essay that takes a different look at the effects of anime.
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Some of these games have surprisingly detailed plots and well-developed characters! I have my own examples of the manga style in my homepage and here ; also at one of my webcomics. Listing of my personal favorite movies, characters, etc. Netwide resources Some other articles of scholarly bent: giuseppe Albanese's Anime Checklist database of (apparently) all Japanese anime. Excellent overview by the Christian Science monitor, with attention paid to the art form and the history. Essentials page and their introduction to anime.
Anime research has useful links, etc. Fred lion Schodt has a web site! Fred is the first(?) and probably the most well-known of English (well, American) writers on the topic of manga. And Dreamland Japan ; also look for any of the other newer books on the market (such. Sharon Kinsella's Adult Manga ) Shojo (Shoujo) Manga home page, by researcher Matt Thorn, complete with a history of manga.
2002 that I did not attend.) I presented "Romanticism and Spirituality in Anime". Notes from the 1997 Japanese popular Culture conference in Victoria, canada (article. Org) reviews, overviews, and Summaries Thoughts on "Spirited Away" 10/4/02 (hey it won an Oscar!) overview and commentary. Manga descriptions, overviews, and summaries page (updated 8/2001). Get a feel for some popular and some not-so-well-known Japanese comics, from the 60's to present day, ranging from science-fiction to romance and comedy to pseudo-horror.
24 full-page overviews, 13 paragraph summaries. (Note: corresponding overviews from ex are usually newer.) Some highlights: Some of my old rpg reviews. Org Miscellaneous Here are some interview questions i've been asked over the years Manga/Anime topics What hasn't been turned into a manga or anime? Not much, if you'll look at this list of what has been. (I mean, firefighting, surgery.) Cambridge/Boston manga/anime shops If you're in the area, you don't have to look far to subscribe to, say, shonen Jump, or order the newest Dragon quest. Computer games reviews, including anime-like ones. Here's my spoof of Japanese rpgs. The nintendo section includes anime-ish Japanese fantasy role playing games, such as Zelda, the excellent Final Fantasy iii, and Chrono Trigger.
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Responses to news and Current events Reports and Articles on Conferences, talks, lectures gainax co-founder and Otaking Toshio okada on Otaku and Anime 9/03. Okada spoke at mit reviews on 30 September 2003 about otaku, anime, and how the two interact. Toshio okada on Otaku, anime history, and Japanese culture 10/03. Okada spoke at mit on on everything from anime history to japanese culture, and offered advice to those who wish reviews to make their own animation as well. Producer Hiroaki inoue speaks on Computers and Japanese Animation 5/03 The producer of "Tenchi muyou" and "Ah! My goddess" spoke at mit on my write up of the november 2001 "Schoolgirls mobilesuits Workshop" at the minneapolis College of Art and Design (mcad), originally written for. It was a workshop on Japanese culture and anime/manga (and I had a great time!). (There was also one in Sept.
While for various reasons I no longer subscribe to weekly manga, i think this list is still a good glimpse into what makes some manga magical. The Use (and abuse?) of the Psychic in Manga problem and Anime (Some updates 08/2001) A possibly controversial look at the prevalence of supernatural themes in manga and anime, and its effects on readers. Gender and Gender Relations in Manga and Anime Another possibly controversial look at the relationship between the sexes in both manga and Japanese society. Speaking of which, why are so many female characters suffering from amnesia? Ethnic and Racial Stereotypes in Manga (3/2000) More controvery? A look at the question of race and ethnicity in manga, from a perspective of asking "Why?" and "What happened?" Environmentalism in Manga and Anime a fast look at the thread of environmentalism in manga and anime. Not as in-depth as I'd like, but a start. What's Lost in the Translation? A fast look at the japanese language, and how a lot of information can be lost when translating to English.
arguments that the japanese are anti-individualism, etc. Presented at the 1997 Japanese pop Culture conference at the University of Victoria (in Canada). Published in Japan Pop! Inside the world of Japanese popular Culture ( more informative teaching guide page ). Sharpe; edited. Tim Craig of the University of Victoria. The Philosophical (Moral, Ethical, Spiritual) High road in Manga: Examples. (2000) Examples of specific philosophical, ethical, spiritual teachings from manga (and possibly other) sources.
a look into the japanese language, and what gets lost in some translations. Rei resources (All papers are copyright by Eri izawa unless otherwise noted). General Essays and Analysis "What are manga and anime? This is a short essay/intro to japanese comics and animation, and what makes with them special (and popular!). Somehow this became a very popular essay, and many people wound up copying it or even modifying it all over the net. Come on, guys, just link back here instead. Against, anime/Manga Stereotypes (at, ex ).
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