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The anime encyclopedia : a century of Japanese animation

Author: Jonathan Clements; Helen McCarthy
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Stone Bridge Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"Over 1,000 new entries, over 4,000 updates and corrections, countless old arguments ended (and new ones begun). This 3rd edition of The Anime Encyclopedia brings the landmark reference work up to date with six additional years of information on Japanese animation, its practitioners and products, as well as incisive thematic entries on anime history and culture"--
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Clements; Helen McCarthy
ISBN: 9781611720181 1611720184
OCLC Number: 897946457
Description: xxiv, 1136 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Thematic entries : Advertising and sponsorship --
Argot and jargon --
Censorship and localization --
Comedy --
Documentaries and history --
Early anime --
Erotica and pornography --
Everyday anime --
Fandom --
Fantasy and fairy tales --
Foreign influences --
Gaming and digital animation --
Horror and monsters --
Kids' anime --
Law and disorder --
Music in anime --
Overseas distribution and piracy --
Puppetry and stop-motion --
Ratings and box office --
Religion and belief --
Romance and drama --
Science fiction and robots --
Sports anime --
Stereotypes and archetypes --
Technology and formats --
Translation --
Tropes and transformations --
Voice acting.
Responsibility: Jonathan Clements, Helen McCarthy.

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Updated and expanded! 1,000,000+ words on films, artists, studios, themes, and Japan's animation culture, with key data and advisories.  Read more...

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