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Anime Explosion! The What? Why? & Wow! Of Japanese Animation
Suddenly anime is . . . exploding. But where did Japanese animation come from, and what does it all mean? Written for fans, culture watchers, and perplexed outsiders, this is an engaging tour of theExpand
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Sex and the Single Pig: Desire and Flight in Porco Rosso
States in the 1980s, alarms were sounded in some quarters. Watchdogs of public morality (usually self-appointed conservatives, politically and religiously) complained that Japanese animation wasExpand
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The Shock of the Newtype: The Mobile Suit Gundam Novels of Tomino Yoshiyuki
inexpensive enough to be discarded when the reader was fi nished, only to be purchased by additional readers for next to nothing. Th e variety of magazines led to increasingly diversifi ed forms ofExpand
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