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Watching anime, reading manga : 25 years of essays and reviews

Author: Fred Patten
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Stone Bridge Press, ©2004.
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The first book-length collection by the most respected writer on anime and manga today

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Patten, Fred, 1940-
Watching anime, reading manga.
Berkeley, Calif. : Stone Bridge Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)608161846
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Patten
ISBN: 1880656922 9781880656921
OCLC Number: 55764479
Description: 383 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: America's first manga advertisements --
Friends overseas : fans in America / by Animedia staff --
Remembrance of Cons past --
What's wrong with Japanese animation? --
Fifteen years of Japanese animation fandom, 1977-92 --
The best of anime CD liner notes --
Who knows "best"? --
Anime in the United States --
Fred Patten : anime man / by Simon Drax --
Anime Expo 2003 : conventions enter their adolescence --
"Anime" versus "Japanimation" --
All those Japanese animation soundtracks --
Japanese anime : the cult grows up --
Anime licensing grows up --
The world's biggest animation home video market? --
Letter to the editor : "Anime" as pejorative --
The anime "porn" market --
Go to JAILED --
The thirteen top developments in anime, 1985-99 --
By the numbers --
Anime 2000 : money talks --
Anime theatrical features --
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts anime event --
July 1978 : first anime fan magazine, Animage, published --
Simba versus Kimba : the pride of lions --
Simba-Kimba redux? : the Nadia versus Atlantis affair --
Hypersexual psychoviolence! : the dynamic world of Go Nagai --
Osamu Yezuka --
Osamu Tezuka : a memorial to the master --
Shotaro Ishinomori : a profile --
Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited trip to the U.S. --
TV animation in Japan --
Mangamania! --
Japan + animation = Japanimation!, part 1 --
Japan + animation = Japanimation!, part 2 --
A new wind from the East --
Full circle : Japanese animation from early home studios to personal workshops for home video --
Japan's anime --
A capsule history of anime --
Anime : subliminal lessons in Japanese history --
Refighting World War II --
Less, or more, than human --
Dawn of the warrior robots : the beginnings of a new breed of action hero! --
Force Five : previewing an ambitious new science-fiction TV series! --
Robotech : Japanimation invades comics with a trio of Comico titles --
Profile : Gigantor, the space-age robot --
Speed racer : still in the lead --
Momotaro's God-blessed sea warriors : Japan's unknown wartime feature --
Prince of something : The heroic legend of Arslan --
Age of heroes --
Astro old and Astro new --
Pokémon : ready for its next success --
Is Digimon movie destined for success? --
Vampire Hunter D : the next anime hit in America? --
Blood : the last vampire --
anime's first digital feature --
A retro-future Metropolis --
A winning Spirit --
Cowboy bebop : the movie --
at last --
The animatrix : anime reloaded --
September 1963 : Astro Boy premieres in America --
Millennium actress : the struggle to bring quality animation to theaters --
Perfect blue revisited --
January 1917 : the first animation produced in Japan is released.
Responsibility: Fred Patten ; foreword by Carl Macek.
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