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Entries Tagged as 'Japan'

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 Is Now Available

December 10th, 2008 · No Comments · Books, Japan, Television animation

Though the official publication date is March 2009, Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas: An Insider’s View of the Birth of a Pop Culture Phenomenon, Fred Ladd’s personal history of anime and his involvement in it, is now available and is priced at $35.00. (I am the second author, though save for writing […]

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Oh, Anime!

January 19th, 2008 · No Comments · Education, Japan

I just noticed that the story The Schenectady Daily Gazette reporter Pam Allen interviewed me for a month ago about the popularity of anime was finally published on December 30. In response to her questions, I noted one of the reasons for anime’s popularity was that its fans appreciate the wider subject matter versus what’s […]

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