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FILM 452/552 Studies in Film

FILM 452

Global Anime

This survey course will provide a systematic introduction to the arts and culture of Japanese animation. Examining the historical developments, artistic styles, major themes, subgenres and auteurs of Japanese anime under a wider trajectory of cultural globalization, this course will particularly focus on contextualizing the current forms and idioms of Japanese anime within the changing new media environment with the rise of computer technologies in a transnational arena. Screening titles include AstroboyAkiraGhost in the ShellSamurai Champloo, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Bubblegum Crisis, FLCL, Revolutionary Girl Utena, My Neighbor Totoro, and so on.

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Writing, Literature, & Film 238 Moreland Hall 541.737.3244
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