Facet Analysis of Anime Genres: The Challenges of Defining Genre Information for Popular Cultural Objects.- 2018>Anime, as a growing form of multimedia, needs a better and more thorough organization for its myriad unique terminologies. Existing studies show patrons' desire to search and get recommendations for anime. However, due to inadequate indexing and often con- fusing or inaccurate usage of terms, searching and acquiring recommendations remain challenging. Our research seeks to close the gap and make discovery and recommendations more viable.
A New Golden Age for Western Manga. - 2018
Something something globalism, diversity, blah. It's polished looking I guess. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zExgYp0Um2E5AE3S5OyCzZWlW1gz23SP/view?usp=sharing
Black Women in Sequence: Re-inking Comics, Graphic Novels, and Anime.
Text not available, funny title though. The narrow-sightedness of these people never stops being amazing me.
AMAZING ANIME MOVIES >While many librarians are familiar with Japanese anime adaptations from popular manga series, such as "Naruto," this roundup will focus on stand-alone feature-length films. Whether your library is looking to expand its anime selections or trying to start one from scratch, you'll find the titles below useful.
Half of it is Ghibli. Satoshi Kon only gets Tokyo Godfathers. No mention of Ghost in the Shell and that type. Guess i'm not surprised.
Magic, Shōjo, and Metamorphosis: Magical Girl Anime and the Challenges of Changing Gender Identities in Japanese Society.>It is argued that the genre developed in close connection to the culture of shōjo (female adolescence) as an antithesis to adulthood, in which women are expected to undertake domestic duties. The paper then incorporates contexts for male-oriented fan culture of shōjo and anime aesthetics that emerged in the 1980s. The recent tendencies for gender bending and genre crossing raise critical questions about the spread of the magical girl trope as cute power. It is concluded that the magical girl genre encompasses contesting values of gender, and thus the genre's empowerment fantasy has developed symbiotically with traditional gender norms in society.