From Impressionism to Anime
Japan as Fantasy and Fan Cult in the Mind of the West
By (author) Susan J. Napier
From Impressionism to Anime by Susan J. Napier
Book DescriptionWhat is it about anime that is so appealing to a transnational fan base? This book takes a look at anime fans and the place they occupy, both in terms of subculture in Japan and America, and in relation to Western perceptions of Japan since the late 1800s.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403962140
(235mm x 155mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 29-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Susan J. Napier
From Impressionism to Anime, Hardback (March 2008)
What is it about anime that is so appealing to a transnational fan base? This book takes a look at anime fans and the place they occupy, both in terms of subculture in Japan and America, and in relation to Western perceptions of Japan since the late 1800s.
Anime From Akira To Howl's Moving Castle, Paperback (January 2006)» View all books by Susan J. Napier
This new edition of the groundbreaking book is a must-have for both seasoned and new fans of anime. Japanese animation is more popular than ever following the 2002 Oscar given to Miyazaki's Spirited Away. With new chapters on this film and other recent releases, this will be the authoritative source on anime for an exploding market of viewers.
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Author Biography - Susan J. Napier
Susan J. Napier is Professor of Japanese Studies at Tufts University, USA. She is the author of four books, including The Fantastic in Japanese Literature: The Subversion of Modernity and Anime from Akira to Howl's Moving Castle.
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