Anime intersections : tradition and innovation in theme and technique / Dani Cavallaro.

"This text examines the artistic development of anime, from its origins as a subset of the Japanese film industry to its modern-day status as one of the most popular forms of animation worldwide. Chapter One provides a discussion of the history of anime and the separate phases of the artistic p...

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Main Author: Cavallaro, Dani
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2007.
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Summary:"This text examines the artistic development of anime, from its origins as a subset of the Japanese film industry to its modern-day status as one of the most popular forms of animation worldwide. Chapter One provides a discussion of the history of anime and the separate phases of the artistic process involved in creating a traditional anime film. There follow nine chapters, each devoted to a single production, exploring the technical and thematic developments pioneered in works such as Ninja Scroll, Perfect Blue, and Howl's Moving Castle. The final chapter examines changing Western perceptions of anime and its frequent appearances in Western pop culture and the line arts. A complete bibliography and filmography are included."--BOOK JACKET.
"The main body of the text comprises nine chapters, each of which is a detailed analysis of a production and explores the developments in works such as Ninja Scroll, Perfect Blue, and Howl's Moving Castle. The final chapter examines the impact of the medium within Western contexts"--Provided by publisher.
Physical Description:209 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780786432349 (softcover : alk. paper)
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