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Call for Papers: Teaching Anime and Manga

Teaching Anime and Manga Northeast Modern Language Association convention This session proposes to look at what has been a persistent but under-represented section of comics studies: manga (Japanese comics), and associated with it, anime (Japanese animation). Access to anime and manga … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Mechademia: Second Arc, Vol. 1 “Childhood”

“Childhood” As the inaugural issue of this “second arc” of the narratives initiated by the Mechademia book series, the topic of “childhood” seems appropriate and timely, for several reasons. Primarily, this new book series expands the vista of the Mechademia series to encompass not … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: 100 Years of Japanese Animation

This has been making it around the internet in the last couple weeks, so perhaps everyone has already come across it, but the Smithsonian and a number of other outlets have reported on the fantastic Japanese Animated Film Classics (日本アニメーション映画クラシック) site. This project, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Kinema Club Conference on Film and Moving Images from Japan

Kinema Club XV at Nippon Connection Film Festival in Frankfurt, Germany Film and Moving Images From Japan NOW –  Film in the New Media Ecology Dates: June 5 & 6  Goethe University Frankfurt / Nippon Connection Film Festival Deadline for submissions: March … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: The real-life shrines of Sailor Moon

If you’re revisiting classic Sailor Moon or watching Sailor Moon Crystal, check out Rurousha’s post on the Tokyo shrines that appear in the manga and anime. The shrine is written 火川 in the manga, but it’s 氷川 in real life. … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Meine Meinung

Meine Meinung, a 4-person musical group consisting of Eriko Iwasawa, Kenta Sato, Makoto Suzaki, and Hiroyuki Kato, love recording covers of anime and video game music and playing concerts, many of which they Ustream for free. If you like Studio … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Harry Potter as an ’80s Anime

Meanwhile at Neo-Hogwarts: What if Harry Potter were a 1980s cyberpunk anime a la Akira? Check it out on Youtube below. Via Wired.

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