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Cinephile’s Reassessing Anime Issue

November 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Anime, Film history and criticism, Magazines and journals

The good folks at Cinephile, the student journal put out by the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, recently sent me a copy of their special Reassessing Anime issue. I haven’t had a chance to read it yet, but its list of international contributors is certainly impressive — though I’m surprised there’s no UBC students […]

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Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas — The Google eBook Edition

December 6th, 2010 · No Comments · Anime, Books, Harvey Deneroff

Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas, the book I helped Fred Ladd write about his involvement with anime (as producer and adapter of films/programs for the American market), as well as his view of the post-Astro Boy history of Japanese animation, is now available as a Google eBook. (It can be ordered here.) […]

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Frames of Anime

May 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Anime, Books, Japan

I just received a copy of Tze-Yue G. (“Gigi”) Hu’s long-awaited Frames of Anime: Culture and Image-Building recently published by Hong Kong University Press, and distributed in North America by University of Washington Press ($28.00 paperback and $55.00 hardcover). Gigi, who teaches Asian Studies at the University of Oklahoma’s School of International and Area Studies, […]

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Japanese Edition of Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas

April 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Anime, Books, Japan, Television animation

The Japanese-language edition of  Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas, by Fred Ladd (with my assistance) has been published by NTT in a translation by Kumi Kaoru, the author of two books on Hayao Miyazaki.  The Japanese title is Anime ga Anime ni naru made (How the Japanese Cartoon Became “Anime”’). Kumi-san emailed me […]

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Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas Now Available on Kindle

December 12th, 2009 · No Comments · Anime, Books, Harvey Deneroff

 Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas, Fred Ladd’s personal history of his involvement with producing the American versions of such early Japanese animated TV series as Astro Boy and Gigantor, has now been made available as an Amazon’s Kindle Book for only $9.99, which you can order here. (The original print edition is, […]

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"An audience with Miyazaki, Japan’s animation king"

December 4th, 2008 · No Comments · Anime, Filmmakers

The Japan Times just published this story by Mark Schilling about an appearance by Hayao Miyazaki’s at the Foreign Correspondents Club in Tokyo on November 20th. He notes that, "After the event, his most widely quoted remark was a dig at Prime Minister Taro Aso, who has often publicly proclaimed his love of manga. "It’s […]

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Book Note: Fred Ladd’s Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas

June 2nd, 2008 · No Comments · Anime, Books

Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas: An Insider’s View of the Birth of a Pop Culture Phenomenon by Fred Ladd, with assistance from myself, has now been officially announced by McFarland, which is publishing it on November 30th. (It is also available for pre-order at Amazon.) The book is Fred’s story of his […]

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