21G.063 Anime: Transnational Media and Culture


Class Info

Explores anime (Japanese animated films and TV shows) as a study in flows among media and cultures. Discusses Japan's substantial share of the TV cartoon market and the reasons for anime's worldwide success. Focuses on cultural production and the ways anime cultures are created through the interactive efforts of studios, sponsors, fans, broadcasters, and distributors. Uses anime scholarship and media examples as a means to examine leading theories in media and cultural studies, gender and sexuality, technology and identity, and post-industrial globalization. Taught in English.

This class has no prerequisites.

21G.063 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by I. Condry.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays in 34-301.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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