Annual Bibliography of Anime and Manga Studies – 2015

This list will be updated continuously.
Last update: May 3, 2017.

Latest additions:

Borggreen, Gunhild Ravn. Drawing disaster: Manga response to the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake. In Rikke Platz Cortsen, Erin La Cour & Anne Magnussen (Eds.),  Comics and power: Representing and questioning culture, subjects and communities (pp. 263-284). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

BooksEssay CollectionsBook Chapters
Encyclopedia EntriesJournal Special IssuesArticles

Books
Total published: 8

Buljan, Katharine, & Cusack, Carole M. Anime, religion and spirituality: Profane and sacred worlds in contemporary Japan. Sheffield: UK: Equinox.

Cavallaro, Dani. Hayao Miyazaki’s world picture. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Cavallaro, Dani. The late works of Hayao Miyazaki: A critical study, 2004-2013. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Clements, Jonathan, & McCarthy, Helen. The anime encyclopedia: A century of Japanese animation, Third Revised Edition. Berkeley, CA: Stone Bridge Press.

Davis, Northrop. Manga and anime go to Hollywood. London: Bloomsbury.

Denison, Rayna. Anime: A critical introduction. London: Bloomsbury.

Okuyama, Yoshiko. Japanese mythology in film: A semiotic approach to reading Japanese film and anime. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books

Swale, Alistair D. Anime aesthetics: Japanese animation and the ‘post-cinematic’ imagination. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Essay Collections
Total published: 5

Mechademia, Volume 10: World renewal

World Renewal was the final volume in a unique “monographic series” of essay collections. Every year’s volume had an individual subtitle, was based around a specific theme, and featured a selection of original essays, translations of materials that had already been published in Japanese, and non-academic content such as comics/manga/sequential art, photography, and other creative works.

Brienza, Casey (Ed.). Global manga: ‘Japanese’ comics without Japan? Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Galbraith, Patrick W., Kam, Thiam Huat, & Kamm, Bjorn-Olle (Eds.). Debating otaku in contemporary Japan: Historical perspectives and new horizons. London: Bloomsbury.

McLelland, Mark, Nagaike, Kazumi, Suganuma, Katsuhiko, & Welker, James (Eds.). Boys love manga and beyond: History, culture and community in Japan. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi.

Toku, Masami (Ed.). International perspectives on shojo and shojo manga: The influence of girl culture. New York: Routledge.

Book Chapters
Total published: 28

Berndt, Jaqueline. Skim as Girl: Reading a Japanese North American graphic novel through manga lenses. In Monica Chiu (Ed.), Drawing new color lines: Transnational Asian American graphic narratives (pp. 257-278). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Birken, Jacob. Set pieces: Cultural appropriation and the search for contemporary identities in shonen manga. In Carolene Ayaka & Ian Hague (Eds.), Representing multiculturalism in comics and graphic novels (pp. 146-159). New York: Routledge.

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Borggreen, Gunhild Ravn. Drawing disaster: Manga response to the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake. In Rikke Platz Cortsen, Erin La Cour & Anne Magnussen (Eds.),  Comics and power: Representing and questioning culture, subjects and communities (pp. 263-284). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Chan, Melanie. Environmentalism and the animated landscape in Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984) and Princess  Mononoke (1997). In Chris Pallant (Ed.), Animated landscapes: History, form and function (pp. 93-108). New York: Bloomsbury Academic.

Chung, Hye Seung. Hating the Korean Wave in Japan: The exclusivist inclusion of zainichi Koreans in Nerima Daikon Brothers. In Sangjoon Lee & Abe Mark Nornes (Eds.), Hailyu 2.0: The Korean Wave in the age of social media (pp. 195-211). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Curran, Beverley. Death Note: Multilingual manga and multidimensional translation. In Beverley Curran, Nana Sato-Rossberg, & Kinuko Tanabe (Eds.), Multiple translation communities in contemporary Japan (pp. 1-18). New York: Routledge.

Fraser, Lucy. Girls, old women and fairytale families in The Old Woman’s Skin and Howl’s Moving Castle. In Tomoko Aoyama, Laura Dales, & Romit Dasgupta (Eds.), Configurations of family in contemporary Japan (pp. 65-76). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Geraghty, Lincoln. An evolutionary journey: Pokemon, mythic quests and the culture of challenge. In Karin Beeler & Stan Beeler (Eds.), Children’s film in the Digital Age: Essays on audience, adaptation and consumer culture (pp. 78-88). Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Giddens, Thomas. Law and the machine: Fluid and mechanical selfhood in The Ghost in the Shell. In Thomas Giddens (Ed.), Graphic justice: Intersections of comics and law (pp. 89-106). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Gradjian, Maria. The precarious self: Melancholia and the eradication of adolescence in Makoto Shinkai’s anime works. In Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt & Roman Rosenbaum (Eds.), Visions of precarity in Japanese popular culture and literature (pp. 117-131). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Kaneko, Kenji. The atomic bomb experience and the Japanese family in Kenji Nakazawa’s anime Hadashi no Gen (Barefoot Gen). In Matthew Edwards (Ed.), The atomic bomb in Japanese cinema: Critical essays (p. 111-123). Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Kingsbury, Paul. Anime cosplay as love-sublimation. In Harriet Hawkins & Elizabeth Straughan (Eds.), Geographical aesthetics: Imagining space, staging encounters (pp. 53-69). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Lamarre, Thomas. Scan lines: How cyborgs feel. In Jennifer L. Feeley & Sarah Ann Wells (Eds.), Simultaneous worlds: Global science fiction cinema (pp. 3-28). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Larsson, Mariah. Fantasies becoming illegal: The Manga Case, child porn law, and the regulation of the sexual mind. In Mariah Larsson & Sara Johnsdotter (Eds.), Sexual fantasies: At the convergence of the cultural and the individual (pp. 143-158). Frankfurt am Mein: Peter Lang.

Link, Alex. Tulips and roses in a global garden: Speaking local identities in Persepolis and Tekkon Kinkreet. In Carolene Ayaka & Ian Hague (Eds.), Representing multiculturalism in comics and graphic novels (pp. 240-256). New York: Routledge.

Madill, Anna. Boys’ Love manga for girls: Paedophilic, satyrical, queer readings and English law. In Emma Renold, Jessica Ringrose, & R. Danielle Egan (Eds.), Children, sexuality, and sexualization (pp. 273-288). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Moreno Acosta, Angela. The “Japaneseness” of OEL manga: On Japanese American comics artists and manga style. In Monica Chiu (Ed.), Drawing new color lines: Transnational Asian American graphic narratives (pp. 227-244). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Nakai, Senjo. Breaking the silence of the atomic bomb survivors in the Japanese graphic novel Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms. In Matthew Edwards (Ed.), The atomic bomb in Japanese cinema: Critical essays (p. 184-199). Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

North, Dan. Ghost in the Shell: The noir instinct. In Chi-Yun Shin & Mark Gallagher (Eds.), East Asian film noir: Transnational Encounters and Intercultural Dialogue (pp. 71-88). London: I.B. Tauris.

Orbaugh, Sharalyn. Who does the feeling when there’s no body there?: Critical feminism meets cyborg affect in Oshii Mamoru’s Innocence. In Jennifer L. Feeley & Sarah Ann Wells (Eds.), Simultaneous worlds: Global science fiction cinema (pp. 191-209). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Rosenbaum, Roman. Tesuka Osamu’s postcolonial discourse towards a hybrid national identity. In Binita Mehta & Pia Mukherji (Eds.), Postcolonial comics: Texts, events, identities (pp. 59-73). New York: Routledge.

Sato-Rossberg, Nana. Translating Kamui Gaiden: Inter-generic translation from manga to live-action film. In Beverley Curran, Nana Sato-Rossberg, & Kinuko Tanabe (Eds.), Multiple translation communities in contemporary Japan (pp. 42-59). New York: Routledge.

Schmidt-Tomczak, Sebastian. The animation of the cyborg trope: Oshii Mamoru’s Ghost in the Shell. In Karin Sellberg, Lena Wanggren, & Kamillea Aghtan (Eds.), Corporeality and culture: Bodies in movement (pp. 81-94). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Shamoon, Deborah. The superflat space of Japanese anime. In Lilian Chee & Edna Lim (Eds.), Asian cinema and the use of space: Interdisciplinary perspectives (pp. 93-108). New  York: Routledge.
[Puella Magi Madoka Magica]

Ue, Tom. Narrative, time and memory in Studio Ghibli films. In Noel Brown & Bruce Babington (Eds.), Family films in global cinema: The world beyond Disney (pp. 223-238). London: I.B. Tauris.

Wagner, Cosima. Gunpla robot toys and the popularization of robotics in Japan. In Ortwin Renn, Nicole C. Carafyllis, Andreas Hohlt & Dorothea Taube (Eds.), International science and technology education: Exploring culture, economy and social perceptions (pp. 46-51). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Williams, Laura Ahn. Queering manga: Eating queerly in 12 Days. In Monica Chiu (Ed.), Drawing new color lines: Transnational Asian American graphic narratives (pp. 279-298). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Zhao, Shan Mu. Conveying new material realities: Transnational popular culture in Asian American comics. In Monica Chiu (Ed.), Drawing new color lines: Transnational Asian American graphic narratives (pp. 299-320). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Encyclopedia Articles
Total published: 1

Patricia Wheelan & Anne Bolin (Eds.), The international encyclopedia of human sexuality. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons

Perper, Timothy, & Cornog, Martha. Anime and manga (pp. 86-89).

Journal Special / Theme Issues
Total published: 1 issue, 4 articles

Japan Forum (Volume 27, Issue 1)

Special Issue: Japanese Popular Culture and Contents Tourism

Seaton, Philip, & Yamamura, Takayoshi. Japanese popular culture and contents tourism – introduction (pp. 1-11)
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Okamoto, Takeshi. Otaku tourism and the anime pilgrimage phenomenon in Japan (pp. 12-36).

Sugawa-Shimada, Akiko. Rekijo, pilgrimage, and ‘pop spiritualism’: Pop-culture-induced heritage tourism of/for young women (pp. 37-58).

Yamamura, Takayoshi. Contents tourism and local community response: Lucky Star and collaborative anime-induced tourism in Washimiya (pp. 59-81).

Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities (Volume 2, Number 3)

Special Section – Ecocritical Approaches to Studio Ghibli

Lioi, Anthony. Introduction to Studio Ghibli (pp. 111-112)

Abbey, Kristen L. “See with eyes unclouded”: Mononoke-Hime as the tragedy of modernity (pp. 113-119).

Heggins Bryant, Nathaniel. Neutering the monster, pruning the green: The ecological evolutions of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (pp. 120-126).

Borlik, Todd Andrew. Carnivalesque ecoterrorism in Pom Poko (pp. 127-133).

Bryce, Mio, & Davis, Jason. Mushishi (pp. 134-138).

Bryce, Mio, & Davis, Jason. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (pp. 139-146).

Donsomsakulkij, Weeraya. Spirited Away: Negotiation between capitalism and reminiscent environmental ethics (pp. 147-151).

Fujiki, Kosuke. My Neighbor Totoro: The healing of nature, the nature of healing (pp. 152-157).

Hall, Chris G. Totoros, boar gods, and river spirits: Nature spirits as intermediaries in the animation of Hayao Miyazaki (pp. 158-165).

Hecht, Roger W. Only Yesterday: Ecological and psychological recovery (pp. 166-171).

Morgan, Gwendolyn. Creatures in crisis: Apocalyptic environmental visions in Miyazaki’s Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind and Princess Mononoke (pp. 172-183).

Wilson, Carl, & Wilson, Garrath T. Taoism, Shintoism, and the ethics of technology: An ecocritical review of Howl’s Moving Castle (pp. 189-194).

[ed. note: the section also includes one article not related to anime – Spartz, James T. The Secret of Kells: Through a forest of darkness and light (pp. 184-188).]

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Articles
Total published: 73

Amano, Ikuho. Visualizing the self in comedic pathos: Japanese autobiographical manga at the limit of multiculturalism. East Asian Journal of Popular Culture, 1(2), 239-253.

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Armour, William S., & Takeyama, Yuki. Translating Japanese typefaces in ‘manga’: Bleach. New Readings, 15, 21-45.

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Balik, Deniz. Spatial encounters of fantasy and punishment in the Deadman Wonderland anime. Online Journal of Art and Design, 3(3), 33-47.

Benson, Anya. The utopia of suburbia: the unchanging past and limitless future in Doraemon. Japan Forum, 27(2), 235-256.

Boyd, David John. Hollowed out: Exhuming an ethics of hollowing in Tite Kubo’s Bleach. Pacific Coast Philology, 50(2), 242-267.

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Bremgartner, Mathias. Performing ‘readings’: The interplay of theater and digital comics in Tezuka. Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network, 8(4).

Chao, Tien-Yi. Transgression of taboos: Eroticising the master-servant relationship in Blue Morning. Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 6(4), 382-397.

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Chen, Ming-Hung, & Cheng, I-Ping. The relationship between personalities and faces of manga characters. The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship, 4, Article 15.

Clopton, Kay K. Manga and silent film: Building a bridge between modern Gitaigo, Giongo, and the Benshi. International Journal of Comic Art, 17(2), 530-546.

Coyne, Sarah M., Callister, Mark, Stockdale, Laura, Coutts, Holly, & Collier, Kevin M. “Just how graphic are graphic novels?” An examination of aggression portrayals in manga and associations with aggressive behaviors in adolescents. Violence and Victims, 30(2), 208-224.

Esselstrom, Erik. Red Guards and salarymen: The Chinese Cultural Revolution and comic satire in 1960s Japan. Journal of Asian Studies, 74(4), 953-976.

Fabbretti, Matteo. The translation practices of manga scanlators. International Journal of Comic Art, 17(2), 509-529.

Feng, Yang, & Park, Jiwoo. Bad seed or good seed?: A content analysis of the main antagonists in Walt Disney- and Studio Ghibli-animated films. Journal of Children and Media, 9(3), 368-385.

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Filimon, Luiza-Maria. “Beware the cosmic string, my son”: Highjacked realities and accidental utopias in Shinichiro Watanabe’s Space Dandy. Caietele Echinox, 29, 156-182.

Furukawa, Hiroko, & Denison, Rayna. Disaster and relief: The 3.11 Tohoku and Fukushima disasters and Japan’s media industries. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 18(2), 225-247.

Grajdian, Maria. “May the wind be with you!”: The beauty of commitment and the inevitability of evil in The Wind Rises (Studio Ghibli/Hayao Miyazaki, 2013). Romanian Economic and Business Review, 10(4), 254-268.
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Hanna, Bridget. ‘Death Note’ and morality. Screen Education, 78, 40-43.

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Hartzheim, Bryan Hikari. Training grounds: Postwar manga magazines and Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump. Reitaku Review, 21, 3-22.

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Hashimoto, Akiko. “Something dreadful happened in the past”: War stories for children in Japanese popular culture. The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, 13(30).

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Hemmann, Kathryn. Queering the media mix: The female fan gaze in Japanese fan comics. Transformative Works and Cultures, 20.

Hernandez Hernandez, Alvaro David, & Hirai, Taiki. The reception of Japanese animation and its determinants in Taiwan, South Korea and China. Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 10(2), 154-169.

Hyland, Robert. A culture of borrowing: Iconography, ideology and idiom in Kari-gurashi no Arietti/The Secret World of Arrietty. East Asian Journal of Popular Culture, 1(2), 205-222.

Jackson, Paul. Changing of the seasons: Isao Takahata’s ‘The tale of the Princess Kaguya’. Metro Magazine: Media & Education Magazine, 185, 88-92.

Jackson, Paul. ‘Wandering Son’ and gender identity. Screen Education, 78, 32-35.

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Jones, Anna Maria. “Palimpsestuous” attachments: Framing a manga theory of the global neo-Victorian. Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies, 8(1), 17-47.
[Black Butler] [Dear Holmes]

Jones, Jason Christopher. Delightfully sauced: Wine manga and the Japanese sommelier’s rise to the top of the French wine world. Japan Studies Review, 19, 55-84.
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Keener, Joe. Shakespeare, manga, and the pilfering of Japan’s soft power. Studies in Comics, 6(1), 43-59.

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Knipp, Paula J., Walker, Karen R., Durney, Kiki, & Perez, Jorge E. Public and academic library collaboration through an anime and comics enthusiasts convention (ACEcon). Journal of Library Innovation, 6(2), 73-88.

Koizumi, Mariko. Application of American popular culture conventions to Japanese university education. Journal of Kyoto Seika University, 47, 90-106.
[Abstract in English, article in Japanese]

Kormilitsyna, Ekaterina. The otaku-hero. Film Matters, 6(3), 21-27.
[Chaos;Head; Welcome to the NHK]

Lamarre, Thomas. Regional TV: Affective media geographies. Asiascape: Digital Asia, 2(1-2), 93-126.
[Hana Yori Dango]

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Lamerichs, Nicolle. The remediation of the fan convention: Understanding the emerging genre of cosplay music videos. Transformative Works and Cultures, 18.

Langton, Nina. Learning kanji with a multimedia manga: Student perception of engagement and effectiveness. Journal CAJLE, 16, 39-63.

Ledwon, Lenora. Green visual rhetoric: The human/nonhuman connection in “Nausciaa of the Valley of the Wind”. Journal of Animal & Environmental Law, 7(1), 1-38.
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Leung, May May, Green, Melanie C., Cai, Jiawen, Gaba, Ann, Tate, Deborah, & Ammerman, Alice. Fight for your right to fruit: Development of a manga comic promoting fruit consumption in youth. The Open Nutrition Journal, 9, 82-90.

Lightburn, Jane. Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises: Oneiric aspects of character development through narrative dream sequence. The Journal of Aichi Gakuin University, Humanities & Sciences, 62(3), 73-81.

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Lipinski, Andrea. Manga 101. School Library Journal, 61(6), 38-40.

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Lozano-Mendez, Artur. Mamoru Oshii’s exploration of the potentialities of consciousness in a globalised capitalist network. Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, 15(3).

Madeley, June M. Transnational convergence culture: Grassroots and corporate convergence in the conflict over amateur English-translated manga. Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 6(4), 367-381.

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Martinez, Dolores. Bodies of future memories: The Japanese body in science fiction animeContemporary Japan: Journal of the German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo, 27(1), 71-88.

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Martins, Marcia do Amaral Peixoto. The Manga Shakespeare series translated into Brazilian Portuguese. New Readings, 15, 46-56.

Maser, Verena. Nuclear disasters and the political possibilities of shojo (girls’) manga (comics): A case study of works by Yamagishi Ryoko and Hagio Moto. The Journal of Popular Culture, 48(3), 558-571.

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Masuchika, Glenn. Japanese cartoons, virtual child pornography, academic libraries, and the law. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 54(4), 54-60.

Morrow, Phillip R. Directives in Japanese: Evidence from signs. World Englishes, 34(1), 78-87.

Olutokun, Deji Bryce. The Showa masterwork of manga pioneer Shigeru Mizuki. World Literature Today, 89(3/4), 24-28.

Parry, Maydia. ‘Astro Boy’ and the ethics of technology. Screen Education, 78, 20-23.

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Pelea, Cringuta-Irina. Japanese popular culture in Romanian context. Romanian manga. The Romanian Journal of Journalism and Communication, 47, 36-42.

Peterson, Britt. Serial dissent: Why comics are at the vanguard of transgender rights in Japan. Foreign Policy, 214, 108-109.

Pino, Camilo Diaz. Sound affects: Visualizing music, musicians and (sub)cultural identity in BECK and Scott Pilgrim. Studies in Comics, 6(1), 85-108.

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Porcu, Elisabetta. Down-to-earth Zen: Zen Buddhism in Japanese manga and movies. Journal of Global Buddhism, 16, 37-50.

Robertson, Keevan. Samurai with afros: Political and cultural connotations of African-American depictions in Japanese -style animation. Film Matters, 6(1), 32-37.

Robertson, Wes. Orthography, foreigners, and fluency: Indexicality and script selection in Japanese manga. Japanese Studies, 205-222.

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Rozema, Robert. Manga and the autistic mind. English Journal, 105(1), 60-68.

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Simmons, Caleb. Erotic grotesque redemption: Transgressive sexuality and the search for salvation in Katsuya Terada’s The Monkey King Volume 1. ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies, 8(1).

Starr, Rebecca L. Sweet voice: The role of voice quality in a Japanese feminine style. Language in Society, 44(1), 1-34.

Suganuma, Katsuhiko. Queer cooking and dining: Expanding queerness in Fumi Yoshinaga’s What Did You Eat Yesterday? Culture, Society & Masculinities, 7(2), 87-101.

Swale, Alistair. Miyazaki Hayao and the aesthetics of imagination: Nostalgia and memory in Spirited Away. Asian Studies Review, 39(3), 413-429.

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Tanaka, Hiromi, & Ishida, Saori. Enjoying manga as fujoshi. Exploring its innovation and potential for social change from a gender perspective. International Journal of Behavioral Science, 10(1), 77-85.

Tanaka, Motoko. GANTZ interpreted from two critical perspectives. International Journal of Comic Art, 17(2), 49-66.

Teodorescu, Alice. Grassroots creativity or database commodification in the “everyday life” of AMVs? Ekphrasis: Images, Cinema, Theory, Media, 13, 102-111.

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Torrents, Alba G. Animated potentiality: Temporality and the limits of narrativity in anime. Journal of Kyoto Seika University, 47, 33-51.

Unser-Schurtz, Giancarla. Influential or influenced? The relationship between genre, gender and language in manga. Gender and Language, 9(2), 223-254.

Unser-Schutz, Giancarla. What text can tell us about male and female characters in shojo- and shonen-manga. East Asian Journal of Popular Culture, 1(1), 133-152.

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Valero-Porras, Maria-Jose, & Cassany, Daniel. Multimodality and language learning in a scanlation community. Proceedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences, 212, 9-15.

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Williams, Alan. Rethinking yaoi on the regional and global scale. Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, 37.

Wolterbeek, Marc. Teaching graphic novels and manga at the university. International Journal of Comic Art, 17(1), 557-568.

Wroot, Jonathan. Dubbing Death Note: Framing the authentic text. East Asian Journal of Popular Culture, 1(2), 193-204.

Yamamura, Takayoshi. Revitalization of historical heritage using pop culture in Japan: Shiroishi City and the game/anime Sengoku Basara. Tourism Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Tourism and Hospitality Journal, 20(3), 327-322.

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Yamazaki, Asuka. The body, despair, and hero worship: A comparative study of the influence of Norse mythology in Attack on Titan. Scandinavian Journal of Comic Art, 2(1), 25-49.

Yamazaki, Asuka. The motif of the wound in Attack on Titan. International Journal of Comic Art, 17(1), 583-597.

Yang, Jirang, & Webster, Jonathan. To be continued: Meaning-making in serialized manga as functional-multimodal narrative. Semiotica207, 583-606.

Yasumoto, Seiko. Cultural harmonization in East Asia: Adaptation of Hana yori dango / Boys Over Flowers. East Asian Journal of Popular Culture, 1(1), 113-132.

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Zanini, Claudio Vescia & Solano, Marcell. (Trans)gender and identity in Shimura Takako’s Wandering Son. Cenarios, 12, 16-32.

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