Annual Bibliography of Anime and Manga Studies – 2017

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

[Last updated: February 15, 2018]

New Additions:

Pelc, Yoshimi M. Achieving the copyright equilibrium: How fair use law can protect Japanese parody and dojinshi.

Books

Bridges, Rose. Yoko Kanno’s Cowboy Bebop soundtrack. New York: Bloomsbury Academic.

Daliot-Bul, Michal, & Otmazgin, Nissim. The anime boom in the United States: Lessons for global creative industries. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Essay Collections

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

Book Chapters

Berndt, Jaqueline. Manga meets science: Going beyond the education-entertainment divide.
In Reinhold Leinfelder, et al. (Eds.), Science meets comics: Proceedings of the Symposium on Communicating and Designing the Future of Food in the Anthropocene (pp. 41-59). Berlin: Christian A. Bachmann Verlag.

Berndt, Jaqueline. Pictures that come to life: The Hokusai manga
In Hokusai. Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria (pp. 21-27).

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.

Chang, Weijung. Exploring the significance of “Japaneseness”: A case study of fujoshi‘s BL fantasies in Taiwan.
In Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, & Jing Jamie Zhao (Eds.), Boys’ Love, cosplay, and androgynous idols: Queer fan cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan (pp. 179-194). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Cortes, Reslie. Bleach in color: Unpacking gendered, queered, and raced performances in anime.
In Satoshi Tayosaki & Shinsuke Eguchi (Eds.), Intercultural communication in Japan: Theorizing homogenizing discourse (pp. 86-98). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Craig, Tim, Adams, Mike, Kesslering, Joe, & Iftner, Niko. The Japanese anime industry: Studio Trigger finds its mark.
In Tim Crag (Ed.), Cool Japan: Case studies from Japan’s cultural and creative industries (pp. 151-182). Ashiya, Japan: BlueSky Publishing.

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.

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Disher, Thomas, Jett, Jacob, & Lee, Jin Ha. Investigating the status of anime collections in public libraries.
In Wjatscheslaw Sterzer (Ed.), iConference 2017 Proceedings (pp. 561-567). Grandville, MI: iSchools.

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.

Heise, Ursula K. Environment, technology, and modernity in contemporary Japanese animation.
In Steven Hartman (Ed.), Contesting environmental imaginaries: Nature and counternature in a time of global change (pp. 117-135). Amsterdam: Brill.

Ito, Mizuko. Ethics of fansubbing in anime’s hybrid public culture.
In Jonathan Gray, Cornell Sandvoss, & C. Lee Harrington (Eds.), Fandom: Identities and communities in a mediated world, Second Edition (pp. 333-353). New York: New York University Press.

Josephy-Hernandez, Daniel E. Fansubbing hentai anime: Users, distribution, censorship and ethics.
In David Orrego-Carmona & Yvonne Lee (Eds.), Non-professional subtitling (pp. 171-198). Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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.

Malecki, Grzegorz. Different notions of fatherhood in anime series Naruto and in the first part of Karl Ove Knausgard’s autobiographical novel My Struggle.
In Anna Pilinska (Ed.), Fatherhood in contemporary discourse: Focus on fathers (pp. 206-216). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Martin, Fran. Girls who love Boys’ Love: BL as goods to think with in Taiwan (with a revised and updated coda).
In Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, & Jing Jamie Zhao (Eds.), Boys’ Love, cosplay, and androgynous idols: Queer fan cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan (pp. 195-220). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Mazur, Dan, & Danner, Alexander. The international graphic novel.
In Stephen E. Tabachnik (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Graphic Novel (pp. 58-79). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Miller, Lucy J. Ishihara Shintaro’s manga moral panic: The homogenizing rhetoric of Japanese nationalism.
In Satoshi Tayosaki & Shinsuke Eguchi (Eds.), Intercultural communication in Japan: Theorizing homogenizing discourse (pp. 145-158). Abingdon, UK: 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.

Nobis, James. Lolicon: Adolescent fetishization in Osamu Tezuka’s Ayako.
In Mark Heidermann & Brittany Tullis (Eds.), Picturing childhood: Youth in transnational comics (pp. 148-162). Austin: University of Texas Press.

Oberprantacher, Andreas. Living in a state of abandonment: The anime Vexille’s supplementary apocalypse.
In Jeremiah L. Alberg (Ed.), Apocalypse deferred: Girard and Japan (pp. 136-148). Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.

Occhi, Debra. Where Japanese and Occidental cultural conceptualisations meet: Reading manga which anthropomorphise nations as kyara ‘characters’ through the lens of cultural linguistics.
In Farzad Shafijian (Ed.), Advances in cultural linguistics (pp. 561-572). Singapore: Springer Nature.

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.

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Peres, Catia, Corte-Real, Eduardo, & Estela Graca, Maria. Strange creatures – physiology of characters in Spirited Away.
In Proceedings, CONFIA 2017: 5th International Conference on Illustration and Animation (pp. 332-345). Barcelos, Portugal: Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave.

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Ristola, Jacqueline. Blood, sweat, ink and tears: Exploitation of labour in the Japanese animation industry.
In Mark P. Thomas, Jordan House, & Loren March (Eds.) Symposium
Proceedings: GLRC Graduate Student Symposium 2016 (pp. 85-93). Toronto: Global Labour Research Centre.

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Shuhail, Maitha, & Koshy, Swapna. The UAE’s tryst with anime: An evaluation.
In Ulkter Ogutveren, Eva Frydkova, & Valentina Mihaela Pomazan (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Education, Humanities and Management (ICHM-17) (pp. 109-112).

Theisen, Nicholas A. Manga studies: A history.
In Matthew J. Smith & Randy Duncan (Eds.), The secret origins of comics studies (pp. 190-201). New York: Routledge.

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.

Yang, Ling. “The world of Grand Union”: Engendering trans/nationalism via Boys’ Love in online Chinese Hetalia fandom.
In Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, & Jing Jamie Zhao (Eds.), Boys’ Love, cosplay, and androgynous idols: Queer fan cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan (pp. 45-62). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Yang, Ling, & Xu, Yanrui. Chinese danmei fandom and cultural globalization from below.
In Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, & Jing Jamie Zhao (Eds.), Boys’ Love, cosplay, and androgynous idols: Queer fan cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan (pp. 3-19). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

Journal Articles

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Allison, Brent. Japanese animation as moral instruction: A Bourdieusian perspective of rural aspiring teachers’ and urban anime fans’ instrumentalist pedagogies.

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

Carew, Anthony. The fullness of time: The anime films of Mamoru Hosoda. Metro, 193, 136-143.

Chan, Leo Tak-hung. Imitation as translation: From Western theories of parody to Japanese postmodern pastiches. Perspectives: Studies in Translation Theory and Practice, 25(2), 214-216.
[Saiyuki]

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Chan, Yee Han, & Wong, Ngan Ling. Learning Japanese through anime. Journal of Language Teaching & Research, 8(3), 485-495.

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Chan, Yee Han, & Wong, Ngan Ling. The use of anime in teaching Japanese as a foreign language. The Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology, 5(2), 68-78.

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Chan, Yee Han, Wong, Ngan-Ling, & Ng, Lee-Luan. Japanese language students’ perception of using anime as a teaching tool. Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics: A Journal of First and Second Language Teaching and Learning, 7(1), 93-104.

Cheung, Kelly, & O’Sullivan, Kerry-Ann. ‘Big fans’, ‘experts’, and those ‘in need of a challenge’: Teacher attitudes to ‘manga and anime kids’ in the Secondary English classroom. English in Australia, 52(2), 28-38.

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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.

Cornevin, Vanessa, & Forceville, Charles. From metaphor to allegory: The Japanese manga Afuganisu-tan. Metaphor and the Social World, 7(2), 235-251.

Daliot-Bul, Michal. What will you do if the wind rises: Dialectical cinema by Miyazaki Hayao. Asian Studies Review, 41(4), 562-576.
[The Wind Rises]

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Danesin, Maxime. Beyond time & culture: The revitalisation of Old Norse literature and history in Yukimura Makoto’s Vinland Saga. Mutual Images, 2, 185-217.

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Dasgupta, Arnab. “We are the world itself”: The construction of “good” citizenship and deviations from it in Ergo Proxy. International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, 13(2), 73-91.

Delgado-Algarra, Emilio-Jose. Comics as an educational resource in the teaching of social science: Socio-historical commitment and values in Tezuka’s manga. Cultura y Educación: Culture and Education, 29(4), 848-862.

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Drummond-Matthews, Angela, & Scally, Deborah. Hiroshima to 3.11: Manga and anime in the aftermath of tragedy. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 304-313.

Fabbretti, Matteo. Manga scanlation for an international readership: The role of English as a lingua franca. The Translator, 23(4), 456-473.

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Fahmi, Marwa Essam Eldin. Fantasy chronotope in two animated children’s films: Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (1951) and Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away (2001). Studies in Literature and Language, 14(1), 28-38.

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Filimon, Luiza-Maria. Dolls, offsprings, and automata: Analyzing the posthuman experience in Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence. Ekphrasis: Images, Cinema, Theory, Media, 17(1), 45-66.

Fraser, Lucy, & Monden, Masafumi. The maiden switch: New possibilities for understanding Japanese shojo manga (girls’ comics). Asian Studies Review, 41(4), 544-561.

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Friedman, Erica. On defining yuri. Transformative Works and Cultures, 24.

Germer, Andrea, & Yoshioka, Shiro. Romantic love and the ‘housewife trap’: A gendered reading of The Cat ReturnsJapanese Studies, 37(2), 247-263.

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Griffis, Emily. Predator vs. prey: The human monstrosity in Attack on Titan. Digital Literature Review, 4, 153-165.

Hammonds, Kyle A., & Hammonds, Garret. Seeing with shinigami eyes: Death Note as a case study in narrative, naming and control. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 95-107.

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Hartman, Emma. Tradition vs. innovation and the creatures in Spirited Away. Digital Literature Review, 4, 104-116.

Hartzheim, Brian Hikari. Toriko’s database world. International Journal of Comic Art, 19(1), 499-525.

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Hernandez Perez, Manuel. “Thinking of Spain in a flat way”: Visiting Spain and Spanish cultural heritage through contemporary Japanese anime. Mutual Images, 3, 43-69.
[Crayon Shin-chan, Nasu: Summer in Andalusia, Sound of the Sky]

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.

Johansson, Anna. ISIS-chan – the meanings of the Manga girl in image warfare against the Islamic State. Critical Studies in Terrorism (forthcoming).

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Josephy-Hernandez, Daniel E. The translation of graphemes in anime in its original and subtitled versions. TranscUlturAl: A Journal of Translation and Cultural Studies, 9(1), 78-104.

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Jude, Gretchen. On manga, mimetics, and the feeling of (reading a) language: Toward a situated translational practiceCapacious: Journal for Emerging Affect Inquiry1(1), 35-51.

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Kakihara, Satoko. ‘I like you’: Desire for the alien other in FLCL. Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, 17(2).

Karpati, Andrea, et al., Collaboration in visual culture learning communities: Towards a synergy of individual and collective creative practice. The International Journal of Art & Design Education, 36(2), 164-175.

Lee, Laura. Wonderland recursion: Versailles as Japan’s imaginary playground. Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, 21(1), 100-108.
[Rose of Versailles]

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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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Lee, Sung-Ae, Tan, Fengxia, & Stephens, John. Film adaptation, global film techniques, and cross-cultural viewing. International Research in Children’s Literature, 10(1), 1-19.
[Umimachi Diary]

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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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Mahmutovic, Adnan, & Nunes, Denise. Maxime miranda in minimis: Swarm consciousness in Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. ImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies, 9(1).

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Matsui, Yusuke, et al. Sketch-based manga retrieval using Manga109 dataset. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 76(20), 21811-21838.

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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.

Moscato, Derek. Fukushima fallout in Japanese manga: The Oishinbo controversy through the lens of Habermas’ discourse ethics. Journal of Communication Inquiry, 41(4), 382-402.

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Nguyen, Kathy. Body upload 2.0: Downloadable cosmetic [re]birth. Ekphrasis: Images, Cinema, Theory, Media, 17(1), 25-44.

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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]

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Oda, Tomoko. Alternative narratives of Japan in contemporary media: Kobayashi Yoshinori’s Sensoron. Mutual Images, 3, 26-42.

Owj, Sara. Portrayal of massacre: A comparative study between the works of Joe Sacco, Art Spiegelman, and Fumiyo Kono. International Journal of Comic Art, 479-498.

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Palumbo, Favio, & Calabro, Domenica Gisella. Japanese pop culture, identification, and socialization: The case of an Italian web-community. Mutual Images, 2, 137-184.

Payne, Rachel, Howard, Jocelyn, & Ogino, Masayoshi. An exploration of the role of anime and manga as stimuli for secondary students studying Japanese. The New Zealand Language Teacher, 43, 24-40.

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Pelc, Yoshimi M. Achieving the copyright equilibrium: How fair use law can protect Japanese parody and dojinshi. Southwestern Journal of International Law, 23(2), 397-421.

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Peres, Catia. Out of gravity: Physics in animation and in the films of Hayao MiyazakiAnimation Studies12.

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Perez, Manuel Hernandez, Carstorphine, Kevin, & Stephens, Darren. Cartoons vs. manga movies: A brief history of anime in the UK. Mutual Images, 2, 5-43.

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Pop, Doru. The ghost in the cinema machine. Ekphrasis: Images, Cinema, Theory, Media, 17(2), 9-24
[Ghost in the Shell]

Pratama, Wahyudi, Suprayitno, & Adi, Danendro. Development of Japanese comic as an illustration and cultural ideology propaganda. Advance Science Letters, 23(1), 217-219.

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Ray, Adam, Plante, Courtney N., Reysen, Stephen, Roberts, Sharon E., & Gerbasi, Kathleen C. Psychological needs predict fanship and fandom in anime fans. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 56-68.

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Reysen, Stephen, Plante, Courtney N., Roberts, Sharon E., & Gerbasi, Kathleen C. Accuracy of perceived prejudice toward one’s fan group. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 122-129.

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Reysen, Stephen, Plante, Courtney N., Roberts, Sharon E., & Gerbasi, Kathleen C. Anime fans to the rescue: Evidence of Daniel Wann’s team identification-social psychological health model. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 237-247.

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Reysen, Stephen, Plante, Courtney N., Roberts, Sharon E., & Gerbasi, Kathleen C. Anime genre preferences and paranormal beliefs. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 25-32.

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Reysen, Stephen, Plante, Courtney N., Roberts, Sharon E., & Gerbasi, Kathleen C. Optimal distinctiveness needs as predictors of identification in the anime fandom. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 25-32.

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Reysen, Stephen, Katzarska-Miller, Iva, Plante, Courtney N., Roberts, Sharon E., & Gerbasi, Kathleen C. Examination of anime content and associations between anime consumption, genre preferences, and ambivalent sexism. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 285-303.

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Reysen, Stephen, et al. Routes to fandom discovery and expression of fan identity in furry, anime, and fantasy sports fans. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 373-384.

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Ristola, Jacqueline. Realist film theory and Flowers of Evil: Exploring the philosophical possibilities of rotoscoped animationAnimation Studies12.
[Winner of the Society for Animation Studies 2017 Maureen Furniss Award for Best Student Paper on Animated Media]

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Rivera Rusca, Renato. The discourse of the sci-fi fan civil war of 1980 as seen in anime magazines. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 314-326.

Robertson, Wesley C. He’s more katakana than kanji: Indexing identity and self-presentation through script selection in Japanese manga (comics). Journal of Sociolinguistics, 21(4), 497-520.

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.

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Santiago Iglesias, Jose Andres. Dragon Ball popularity in Spain compared to current delocalized models of consumption: How Dragon Ball developed from a regionally-based complex system into a nationwide social phenomenon. Mutual Images, 2, 110-136.

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Sirin Okyauz, Ayse. Examining the translation and scanlation of the manga Naruto into Turkish from a translator’s perspective. International Journal of English Language and Translation Studies, 5(3), 161-173.

Steinberg, Marc. Media mix mobilization: Social media and Yo-Kai Watch. Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 12(3), 244-258.

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

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Suvilay, Buonthavy. The anime VHS home video market in France. Mutual Images, 2, 82-109.

Swale, Alistair. Memory and forgetting: Examining the treatment of traumatic historical memory in Grave of the Fireflies and The Wind RisesJapan Forum29(4), 518-536.

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Tarbox, Jonathan. The rise of anime and manga fan conventions in the Saudi Arabian peninsula. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 78-83.

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Thompson, Kimberly D. The cross-cultural power of yuri: Riyoko Ikeda’s queer rhetorics of place-making in The Rose of Versailles. Peitho: Journal of the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition, 19(2), 301-320.

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Thornton-Gibson, Katherine. Ukiyo-e, World War II, and Walt Disney: The influences on Tezuka Osamu’s development of the modern world of anime and manga. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 3(1), 344-356.

Tung, Vincent Wing Sun, Lee, Suna, & Hudson, Simon. The potential of anime for destination marketing: Fantasies, otaku, and the kidult segment. Current Issues in Tourism (forthcoming).

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

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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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Vernon, Alice. Colossal bodies: Re-imagining the human anatomy in Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan. Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 8(5), 480-493.

Wang, Shujen. The cloud, online piracy, and global copyright governance. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 20(3), 270-286.

Ward, Sarah. Be careful what you wish for: Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name. Metro, 193, 44-49.

Watanabe, Takehiro. Debts of redemption: Usury manga and the morality of money in contemporary Japan. Positions: Asia Critique, 25(3), 565-593.

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Watson, Matthew. Translation studies: Shifts in domestication and foreignisation in translating Japanese manga and anime (Part One). Bulletin of Kagoshima Junshin Junior College, 47, 129-137.

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