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The soul of Anime : collaborative creativity and Japan's media success story

Author: Ian Condry
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2013.
Series: Experimental futures.
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In The Soul of Anime, Ian Condry explores the emergence of anime, Japanese animated film and television, as a global cultural phenomenon. Drawing on ethnographic research including interviews with artists at some of Tokyo's leading animation studios - such as Madhouse, Gonzo, Aniplex, and Studio Ghibli - Condry discusses how anime's fictional characters and worlds become platforms for collaborative creativity. He  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Condry
ISBN: 9780822353805 0822353806 9780822353942 0822353946
OCLC Number: 798613321
Description: x, 241 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Collaborative networks, personal futures --
Characters and worlds as creative platforms --
Early directions in postwar anime --
When anime robots became real --
What makes a studio cutting edge : the value of the gutter --
Dark energy : what overseas fans reveal about the copyright wars --
Love revolution : Otaku fans in Japan --
Future anime: collaborative creativity and cultural action.
Series Title: Experimental futures.
Responsibility: Ian Condry.

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