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Anime

by Marcovitz, Hal.

Format: Print Book 2008
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison Non Fiction YA 791.43 MARCOVITZ
Location  Community Library of Allegheny Valley - Harrison
 
Collection  Non Fiction
 
Call Number  YA 791.43 MARCOVITZ
 
 
Dormont Public Library Young Adult Non-Fiction YA 791.43 M33
Location  Dormont Public Library
 
Collection  Young Adult Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  YA 791.43 M33
 
 
Summary
The word Anime is the abbreviated pronunciation of animation in Japanese. While becoming globally popular in the 1980s, Anime started in the early 1900s. It is classified into numerous genres with a wide range of audiences, children and adults alike. Author Hal Marcovitz takes your readers through the history and techniques of this art form, while introducing notable personalities. Readers will also examine the roles of women in the genre, and its messages.
Contents
Roots of anime
Anime in America
What makes anime different?
Role of women in anime
Messages of anime
Bringing two cultures together.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "From the Eye on Art series comes this fascinating look at Japanese animation, known by fans as anime. Even devotees of anime and manga (graphic novels) might be surprised at the genre's antecedents in ninteenth-century British magazines like Punch. Along with history, there are chapters on anime's distinctive features, how anime is produced, its reception in the U.S., and the way the format has changed with a wider audience. Sidebars with topics like Anime's Dark Side add heft.  Design is strong, but more visual representations of the subject would have made this overview even more effective.--Cooper, Ilene Copyright 2008 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Eye on art.
Subjects Animated films -- Japan -- Juvenile literature.
Animated films.
Publisher Detroit :Lucent Books,2008
Language English
Description 104 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781590189955 (hardcover)
1590189957 (hardcover)
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