Drawing on Tradition: Manga, Anime, and Religion in Contemporary Japan

@inproceedings{Thomas2012DrawingOT,
  title={Drawing on Tradition: Manga, Anime, and Religion in Contemporary Japan},
  author={J. Thomas},
  year={2012}
}
Manga and anime (illustrated serial novels and animated films) are highly influential Japanese entertainment media that boast tremendous domestic consumption as well as worldwide distribution and an international audience. Drawing on Tradition examines religious aspects of the culture of manga and anime production and consumption through a methodological synthesis of narrative and visual analysis, history, and ethnography. Rather than merely describing the incidence of religions such as… Expand
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