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  • The Animated Film Encyclopediaby Graham Webb

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 125.00

    In the course of its rich history, cinematic animation has developed from silent monochrome images to sound-filled shorts that ran theatrically with newsreels and adventure serials, and ultimately to prestigious feature films like Disney's Fantasia. This second edition of The Animated Film Encyclopedia: 1900-1979 (McFarland, 2000) is a comprehensive... more...

  • Animation im Urlaubby Claus Finger-Benoit; Brigitte Gayler

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 49.00

    Das Standardwerk zur Urlaubs-Animation in dritter Auflage! Es ist ebenso ein Zeitdokument des modernen Tourismus, wie eine Handlungsanweisung zum animativen Urlaub für Tourismusunternehmen, Studierende der Touristikstudiengänge, Gästebetreuer und Urlauber. Aus dem Inhalt: Einleitung. Grundlagen der Animation. Urlaubserwartungen und Urlaubsaktivitäten.... more...

  • Animators of Film and Televisionby Noell K. Wolfgram Evans

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00

    In the words of Walt Disney, "Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive." Part biography, part history, part artistic commentary, this volume looks at several major figures in the field of animation and discusses how their contributions to the art of animation have affected the course of the industry--and in many cases,... more...

  • Animeby Colin Odell; Michelle Le Blanc

    Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 14.57

    This guide to anime offers an overview of the art form, looking at its development in Japan and its export to other cultures. It includes a history of Japanese animation from early examples to the relaunch of animation as a viable commercial entity and its enormous rise in popularity after WWII. Anime explains the difference between manga and anime,... more...

  • Anime and Memoryby Dani Cavallaro

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00

    The theme of memory has played a significant role in anime throughout its evolution as an art form and as popular entertainment. Anime's handling of memory is multifaceted, weaving it into diverse symbolic motifs, narratives and aesthetic issues. This study aims to provide a detailed analysis of a range of anime titles wherein different aspects... more...

  • Art in Animeby Dani Cavallaro

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00

    Anime, hand-drawn or computer-animated Japanese cartoons, appears in television series, films, video, video games, and commercials, and represents most genres of fiction. This critical study explores anime's relationship with art from a twofold perspective. Drawing from categories as varied as romance, comedy, slice of life drama, science fiction,... more...

  • The Art of Studio Gainaxby Dani Cavallaro

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    Formed by a small group of university students in the early 1980s, Studio Gainax is now one of the most adventurous and widely esteemed anime companies on the scene. And it is fascinating for its unique approach to animation. Formal experimentation, genre-straddling, self-reflexivity, unpredictable plot twists, a gourmet palate for stylishness, proverbially... more...

  • BILD als schwarzer Peterby Christian Globisch

    Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 18.92

    "Unabhängig und überparteilich" - so verkauft sich Europas mit rund 3,3 Millionen Exemplaren auflagenstärkste Tageszeitung ihren 11,6 Millionen Lesern. In Werbespots kokettiert BILD sogar gezielt damit, indem sie potenzielle Kritiker zu Wort kommen lässt. Doch ist das Boulevard-Blatt wirklich tendenzfrei, wie der Axel-Springer-Verlag behauptet... more...

  • The Best of Adrian Raesideby Adrian Raeside

    Harbour Publishing 2014; US$ 12.95

    For over three decades editorial cartoonist and BC resident Adrian Raeside has trained his laser wit on a subject he knows wellthe foibles of life on Canada?s wet coast. From yoga devotees to redneck fishermen, political potheads to bloated bureaucrats, plus provincial pet peeves like leaky condos, ICBC premiums and smart meters, no stone is left... more...

  • CLAMP in Contextby Dani Cavallaro

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00

    Since its debut manga RG Veda, CLAMP has steadily asserted itself as one of the most widely renowned teams of manga artists, leaving a durable imprint in every established genre while also devising novel formulas along the way. Endowed not only with stylistic distinctiveness but also comprehensive cultural structure, CLAMP's output is distinguished... more...