Japanese Animation : Time Out of Mind (Paperback)

Author: Robinson, Chris

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While visiting Japan, animation writer Chris Robinson gets lost. As hedrifts through Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Kyoto he happens upon a number of mysteriousfigures including Bob Dylan, Haruki Murakami, Sumo wrestlers, Big Bird and, by goodchance, many famous Japanese animators -- both living and dead. Each of thesecharacters takes Robinson into a deep, dark, mysterious world of Japanese animationthat does not include Godzilla, Akira, Anime, Manga, or Hasao Miyazaki. Thisinventive and unusual study rewrites the history of Japanese animation looking atthe work of Atsushi Wada, Taku Furukawa, Renzo and Sayoko Kinoshita, Maya Yonesho, and many more.

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Publisher Indiana Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780861966929
SKU 217291676
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0861966929
Release Date 12/13/2010
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 0.5T
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Editors Note While visiting Japan, animation writer Chris Robinson gets lost. As he drifts through Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Kyoto he happens upon a number of mysterious figures including Bob Dylan, Haruki Murakami, Sumo wrestlers, Big Bird and, by good chance, many famous Japanese animators -- both living and dead. Each of these characters takes Robinson into a deep, dark, mysterious world of Japanese animation that does not include Godzilla, Akira, Anime, Manga, or Hasao Miyazaki. This inventive and unusual study rewrites the history of Japanese animation looking at the work of Atsushi Wada, Taku Furukawa, Renzo and Sayoko Kinoshita, Maya Yonesho, and many more.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0142
Publisher John Libbey & Company

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