Annual Bibliography of Anime and Manga Studies – 2017

This Bibliography will be updated continuously/on a rolling basis. Suggestions for additional items to include are always welcome!

[Last update: May 23, 2017]

New Additions:

Close, Samantha. Moon prism power!: Censorship as adaptation in the case of Sailor Moon. Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, 14(1), 264-281.

McLelland, Mark. Governmentality and fan resistance in the Japan pop culture sphere. Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, 14(1), 218-234.

Miller, Lucy. Access and the construction of fan identity: Industry images of anime fandom. Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, 14(1), 49-66.

Essay Collections

Freedman, Alisa, & Slade, Toby (Eds.), Introducing Japanese popular culture. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

McLelland, Mark (Ed.). The end of Cool Japan: Ethical, legal, and cultural challenges to Japanese popular culture. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Book Chapters

Buljan, Katharine. Spirituality-struck: Anime and religiou-spiritual devotional practices.
In Carole M. Cusack & Pavol Kosnac (Eds.), Fiction, invention and hyper-reality: From popular culture to religion (pp. 101-118). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Denison, Rayna. Anime’s star voices: Voice actor (seiyu) performance and stardom in Japan.
In Tom Whittaker & Sarah Wriged (Eds.), Locating the voice in film: Critical approaches and global practices (pp. 101-118). New York: Oxford University Press.

Hayashi, Naoto, & Yamada, Masashi. A perceptual study of robot design in the Japanese robot anime series, “Mobile Suit Gundam”.
In WongJoo Chun & Cliff Sungsoo Shin (Eds.), Advances in affective and pleasurable design (pp. 139-145). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International.

Kern, Adam L. East Asian comix: Intermingling Japanese manga and Euro-American comics.
In Frank Bramlett, Roy T. Cook, & Aaron Meskin (Eds.), The Routledge companion to comics (pp. 106-115). New York: Routledge.

Nakamura, Konoyu. Archetypal images in Japanese anime: Space Battleship Yamato (Star Blazers).
In Elizabeth Brodersen & Michael Glock (Eds.), Jungian perspectives on rebirth and renewal: Phoenix rising (pp. 207-218). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Oosawa, Shizuka, & Yamada, Masashi. Impression of characters in the Japanese magical girl metaseries “Pretty Cure”.
In WongJoo Chun & Cliff Sungsoo Shin (Eds.), Advances in affective and pleasurable design (pp. 165-170). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International.

Yagi, Chiemi, & Pierce, Philip L. Imagination, anime, and Japanese tourism abroad.
In Philip L. Pearce & Mao-Ying Wu (Eds.) The world meets Asian tourists (pp. 267-286). Bingley, UK: Emerald.

Journal Articles

Baudinette, Thomas. Japanese gay men’s attitudes towards ‘gay manga’ and the problem of genre. East Asian Journal of Popular Culture, 3(1), 59-72.

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Berndt, Jacqueline. Reflections: Writing comics into art history in contemporary Japan. Journal of Art History, 86(1), 67-74.

Clarke, M.J. Fluidity of figure and space in Osamu Tezuka’s Ode to Kirihito. Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (forthcoming)

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Close, Samantha. Moon prism power!: Censorship as adaptation in the case of Sailor Moon. Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, 14(1), 264-281.

Hills, Matt. Transnational cult and/as neoliberalism: The liminal economies of anime fansubbers. Transnational Cinemas, 8(1), 80-94.

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Hirota, Daichi. Presence of Baudelaire in today’s Japanese manga: The Flowers of Evil (Aku no Hana, 2009-2014) by Shizo Oshimi. AmeriQuests: Narrative, Law and Society, 13(1), 34-43.

Ishigami, Akiko, et al. Delivering knowledge of stroke to parents through their children using a manga for stroke education in elementary school. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, 26(2), 431-437.

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Lefevre, Pascal. What if the Japanese could alter WW2? – A case study of Kawaguchi’s manga series Zipang. Scandinavian Journal of Comic Art, 3(1), 3-27.

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Loriguillo-Lopez, Antonio. Crowdfunding Japanese commercial animation: Collective financing experiences in animeInternational Journal on Media Management19(2), 182-195.

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Li, Carl K. How does the radiation make you feel? The emotional criticism of nuclear power in the science fiction manga Coppelion. Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics8(1), 33-45.

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McLelland, Mark. Governmentality and fan resistance in the Japan pop culture sphere. Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, 14(1), 218-234.
[Puni Puni Poemy]

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Miller, Lucy. Access and the construction of fan identity: Industry images of anime fandom. Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, 14(1), 49-66.

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Nguyen, Kathy. Wired:: Ghosts in the s[hell]. Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, 17(1).
[Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell, Serial Experiments Lain]

Russell, John G. Replicating the white self and other: Skin color, racelessness, gynoids, and the construction of whiteness in Japan. Japanese Studies, 37(1), 23-48.

Suan, Stevie. Anime’s performativity: Diversity through conventionality in a global media-form. Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 12(1), 62-79.

Swale, Alistair. Memory and forgetting: Examining the treatment of traumatic historical memory in Grave of the Fireflies and The Wind RisesJapan Forum (forthcoming).

Ursini, Francesco-Alessio. David Bowie’s influence on Jojo’s Bizarre AdventureThe Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship, 7.

Ursini, Francesco-Alessio. Themes, focalization and the flow of information: The case of Shingeki no Kyojin. The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship, 7.
[Attack on Titan]

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Wang, Shujen. The cloud, online piracy, and global copyright governance. International Journal of Cultural Studies (forthcoming).