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 updated: September 13, 2017]

New Additions:

Carew, Anthony. The fullness of time: The anime films of Mamoru Hosoda. Metro

Chan, Yee Han, & Wong, Ngan Ling. The use of anime in teaching Japanese as a foreign language. The Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology.

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

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.

Lee, Laura. Wonderland recursion: Versailles as Japan’s imaginary playground. Contemporary French and Francophone Studies.

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

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

Watanabe, Takehiro. Debts of redemption: Usury manga and the morality of money in contemporary Japan. Positions: Asia Critique.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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. The use of anime in teaching Japanese as a foreign language. The Malaysian Journal of Educational Technology, 5(2), 68-78.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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 (forthcoming).

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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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.

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 Forum (forthcoming).

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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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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.

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

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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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