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  • The Moé Manifestoby Patrick W. Galbraith

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 15.99

    MOE is a huge cultural phenomenon and one of the driving forces behind the enormous success of Japanese anime and manganot just in Japan now, but throughout the world. In Japan, avid fans of manga comics, anime films and videogames use the term MOE to refer to the strong sense of emotional attachment they feel for their favorite characters. These... more...

  • Animation, Sport and Cultureby Paul Wells

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Animation, Sport and Culture is a wide-ranging study of both sport and animated films. From Goofy to Goalkeepers, Wallace and Gromit to Tiger Woods, Mickey Mouse to Messi, and Nike to Nationhood, this Olympic-sized analysis looks at the history, politics, aesthetics and technologies of sport and animation from around the globe. more...

  • Anime and the Visual Novelby Dani Cavallaro

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

    This book describes the thematic and structural traits of a recent and popular development within the realm of anime: series adapted from visual novels. Visual novels are interactive fiction games in which players creatively control decisions and plot turning points. Endings alter according to the player's choices, providing a motivation to replay... more...

  • Mechademia 9by Frenchy Lunning

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 25.00 US$ 21.25

    If the source of manga and anime is physically located in Japan, the temptation for many critics and scholars is to ask what aspects of Japanese culture and history gave rise to these media. This ninth volume of Mechademia —an annual collection of critical work on anime and manga—challenges the tendency to answer the question of origins by reductively... more...

  • Mothersby Cath Tate

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 11.99

    In the realm of amusing, deadpan greetings cards, Cath Tate is the original and best. In her thirty-year career she has created thousands of witty, original and often subversive cards, featuring grim-faced old ladies, ludicrously dressed 1920s gentlemen and bizarre-looking children, paired with text that perfectly captures her highly individual and... more...

  • Drawn to Speedby John Lander

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    For automotive artist John Lander, cars are more than just transportation: "Some are beautiful examples of rolling sculpture. I try to do more than just draw pretty pictures of cars; I include interesting people, backgrounds, and try to set a mood or tell a story." The work of years, this collection of Lander's vintage car art includes... more...

  • Superportraitsby Gillian Rhodes

    Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 54.95

    As Nixon's unpopularity increased during Watergate, his nose and jowls grew to impossible proportions in published caricatures. Yet the caricatures remained instantly recognizable. Caricatures can even be superportraits, with the paradoxical quality of being more like the face than the face itself. How can we recognize such distorted images? Do caricatures... more...

  • Cinema Animeby Steven T. Brown

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 37.00

    This collection charts the terrain of contemporary Japanese animation, one of the most explosive forms of visual culture to emerge at the crossroads of transnational cultural production in the last twenty-five years. The essays offer bold and insightful engagement with animé's concerns with gender identity, anxieties about body mutation and technological... more...

  • Opportunities in Cartooning & Animation Careersby Terence J. Sacks

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 18.00

    This book offers: The latest information on a field of interest Training and educational requirements for each career Salary statistics for different positions within each field Up-to-date professional and Internet resources more...

  • Manga Studio For Dummiesby Doug Hills

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.99

    Love Manga? The newest features of Manga Studio help you bring your ideas to life! The tools available in the latest version of this powerful program make it easy to turn your computer into your drawing board, and Manga Studio For Dummies makes it easy to get started. Discover how to use Manga Studio to begin creating comics in manga or Western... more...