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Drawing on tradition : manga, anime, and religion in contemporary Japan

Author: Jolyon Baraka Thomas
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fans and self-professed otaku will find an academic perspective on often overlooked facets of the media and culture of manga and anime, while scholars and students of religion will discover a fresh approach to the complicated relationships between religion and visual media, and religion and quotidian practice.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thomas, Jolyon Baraka.
Drawing on tradition.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2012
(OCoLC)1057891992
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jolyon Baraka Thomas
ISBN: 9780824835897 0824835891 9780824836542 0824836545
OCLC Number: 786447141
Description: xiv, 199 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Visualizing religion --
Recreating religion --
Entertaining religious ideas --
Depicting religions on the margins.
Responsibility: Jolyon Baraka Thomas.

Abstract:

Fans and self-professed otaku will find an academic perspective on often overlooked facets of the media and culture of manga and anime, while scholars and students of religion will discover a fresh approach to the complicated relationships between religion and visual media, and religion and quotidian practice.

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