Howl’s Moving Castle

  title={Howl’s Moving Castle},
  author={Antonia J. Levi},
  pages={261 - 263}
a bridge between reality and its Other, be that supernatural, sacred, or virtual. In this regard dolls may be the perfect vessel to emblemize a modern Japan where boundaries are dissolving between mundane life and the virtual reality of games, toys, anime/manga, and cyberculture in general. At the denouement of Innocence, one of the little girls explains why she wants to be rescued from her sexroid body. She cries out, “I didn’t want to become a doll!” To which Motoko comments, “But maybe if… 


He Saw My Books from the Inside Out,
  • (September
  • 2005