PDF [Anime Explosion The What? Why? Wow of Japanese Animation] BY Patrick Drazen
Erent subject areas eg folktale backgrounds pornography influence the Japanese motherThis book is a nice companion volume to Frederik L Schodt s work on Japanese manga Dreamland Japan Writings on Modern Manga Given that manga and anime provide two segments of the Japanese entertainment ouroboros along with video games and now trading card games it proves useful in understanding the themes that tie all of these together teamwork the school system passive religion birth and rebirth and warAn added bonus here is Drazen s summary of thirteen of both influential and his favorite films and irectors including Sailor Moon Pokemon Windaria Escaflowne and Evangelion Like another book that I reviewed recently all this Her Rancher Hero (Saddlers Prairie, discussion on these make you want to go out and view them which isifficult as they aren t the kind of thing you usually find at your local video rental store I m lucky the Hollywood video here in Tenleytown actually has a huge anime collection and one of my co workers is a true anime afficionadoI picked this book up because of its connections to manga which I comment often on in my text and vision class on comics and because I ve been contemplating writing my next novel using the animation industry as the backdrop Unfortunately Drazen The Maid of Lorne doesn t uite get into the behind the scenes of the industry here as much as Schodtoes for manga so I m still on the lookout for a book that helps me understand how anime get made reading for topic It is comprehensive but over long It is actually a good history and cultural lenses if you can get past the author s biases and pointed ability to tell and not show A great book on a great subject with too many Animes I need to watch Well researched and written thesis on anime history and fandom Highly recommend for the intellectual reade. Erall themes in Japanese animation and serves as an excellent reference source whether you are an established fan or a person who wants to learn about the cultural aspects of this specific and increasingly popular genre It is an easy yet thorough read on the myriad of societal aspects and cultural references Japanese animation holds Active Ani.
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PDF Anime Explosion The What? Why? Wow of Japanese Animation BY Patrick Drazen
Read this for my animepop culture in Japan class and it was really interesting information It explained a lot of ifferent anime plots and pointed out specific cultural references througout Anime Explosion offers an in epth look at the world of animation It examines themes and then specific studio s works I particularly enjoyed parts about Gainax and Clamp the latter of which I knew little about With the ever expanding libraries of anime and manga out there it s impossible to cover all the bases but this book comes close And while it covers current trends it s biggest strength lies in its coverage of the history and growth of the industry No matter what kind of anime you like this book will go in How to Become a Virgin depth on it This is a very well researched book by a true fan of anime The author keeps his opinion out of his writing and cites references instead It s a great book to pick up and read a little here and there or straight through Part 1 of this book is all about understanding the Japanese culture through the movements of manyiverse anime Part 2 of this book goes in Dangerous Disguise (Cavanaugh Justice, depth on 13ifferent anime including Escaflowne a personal favorite of mine Read the first edition in Chinese a few years ago and thought it should be a good idea to read in original since there s a latest version available now BTW since I m glad I purchased Kobo ebook because there re so many hyperlinks that lead me right to online referencesHonestly I found the examples in this book a little oldit s essential for introduction to the history industry and culture of Japanese animation I see but since there re new chapters and paragraphs added into this book I was hoping to see examples in recent works Anyway it s still a good one 245 277pg Flying with Ghibli The Animation of Hayao Miyazaki and Company309 316pg Suddenly anime is exploding But where The Bosss Baby Surprise did Japanese animation come from and whatoes it all mean Written for fans culture watchers and perplexed outsiders this is an engaging tour of the anime megaverse from older arts and manga traditions to the works of modern irectors like Miyazaki and Otomo Read about anime standbys like giant robots samu.
He Big Pokemon Scare354 359pg The Fullmetal Alchemist PhenomenonAbove are the only sections I read out of the book The Studio Ghibli section was pretty interesting I learned some things about Hayao Miyazaki that I never knew before The Pokemon section was horrible It should ve had way information than what it has in it The escription about the game is horrible as well The Fullmetal Alchemist section was pretty interesting as well but I guess the only thing I learned is that it takes after Buddhi The growth of small presses that focus on specific subject matters like TwoMorrows Publishing for comics and Stone Bridge Press for anime is plenty cause for blogging Large publishers want the maximum possible audience for every one of their books which oesn t fit niche interests like comics and anime which although are gaining in popularity still on t share the consumer figures of something like baseball or even that most unattended sport hockey A small press can be profitable by focusing on these niche areas by selectively marketing to the established base while making a small amount of their product available to mainstream markets through the larger chain stores and Drazen s Anime Explosion has a gosh wow subtitle but the actual text while informal Loveknot (Welcome to Tyler, doesn trop to the level of a uncritcal fan Drazen states from the outset that his goal is to explore the best in anime and try to help the reader understand where the subject matter came from in the sense of trying to elucidate the Japanese cultural waters Gilles Poitras mined the same area with The Anime Companion What s Japanese in Japanese Animation in a The Perfect Blend dictionary format Drazen ellaborates on those culturalifferences and while isn t as comprehensive as Poitras goes much further in etail by having chapters edicated to Wanted (Sealed with a Kiss diff. Rai furry beasts high school heroines and gaygirlfanboy love even war and reincarnation plus all of anime’s major themes styles and conventions At the end of the book are essays on 15 of fandom’s favorite anime including Evangelion Esca flowne Sailor Moon and PatlaborA good resource and guide to the foundation historicalevelopment and ov.
An interest in Japanese comics and animation has led to decades as an independent scholar author lecturer and researcher Appearances include MC at the 2006 Smithsonian Anime Marathon