Manga Essays & Research Papers

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  • Manga - 2909 Words
    Comics didn't interest me much until a few years ago: long Indian summers spent reading Archie digests out of utter boredom had convinced me that there wasn't much to the form. It was only when a friend introduced me to Japanese comics (or manga) three years ago that I began to realize that the synthesis of image and text could produce complex layers of meaning, which shifted from reading to reading. In Japan, manga has "spread and diversified as a dominant (almost the dominant) medium in mass...
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  • Anime and Manga - 464 Words
    Introduction Anime refers to the animation style originated in Japan. It is characterized by distinctive characters and backgrounds, hand-drawn or computer-generated that visually and thematically set it apart from other forms of animation. Storylines may include a variety of fictional or historical characters, events, and settings. Anime is aimed at a broad range of audiences and consequently, a given series may have aspects of a range of genres. Anime is most frequently broadcasted on...
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  • Manga and Comics - 1323 Words
    Manga and Comics: Knowing the Difference While the term manga means ‘comic’, there are many significant differences and similarities between Western graphic novels (comics) and Eastern graphic novels (manga) that make them different despite the fact they are told through the same medium. Panels in manga are more traditionally in black and white, compared to comic books where they use color. Comics have more of a slower read, whereas manga is more of a fast paced read due to the...
    1,323 Words | 4 Pages
  • What Are Anime and Manga
    What are Anime and Manga? Thesis Statement: Anime and Manga are getting a lot of attention around the world. But what is the relationship of Anime and Manga? Outline: 1.0 Introduction 2.1 Definition of Anime and Manga 2.2 Brief History of Anime and Manga 2.0 The Father of Manga and Anime 3.0 Relation of Manga to Anime 4.0 Categories of Anime and Manga 5.0 Comparison 6.3 Anime and the American Animation 6.4 Manga and the American Comics...
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  • Manga and Its Impact on the World
    Manga and its Impact on the World Angad Munshi School of Business, Public Policy and Social Entrepreneurship AUD amunshi.12@stu.aud.ac.in 1.0 Introduction Super commando Dhruv, Nagraj and doga. Do these names bring back fond memories of your childhood? If some of you are still confused, these are the names of a child’s most prized passions, comics. A world of fantasy and mystery is what comics offer to a child. But, what happened to these treasures once we grow up. Did we become too old for...
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  • Lolicon Manga: A Death Kiss
    Lolicon Manga – A death kiss I. Introduction On this time last year, when you enter a book shop or a convenience store, you can easily find an area full of manga with images of little girls, around 11-13 years old, nude or half nude. But now, this kind of manga almost disappeared in Tokyo. This is the result of an act that was signed on December 2010 – Bill 156 of The Tokyo Metropolitan Ordinance Regarding the Healthy Development of Youths. This act restricted manga/anime with...
    1,721 Words | 6 Pages
  • The Development of Japanese Manga and Anime
    The Development of Japanese Manga and Anime Manga is a Japanese word that is generally used to refer to comics or cartoons while Anime is a term used to refer to animation, also originating from Japan. The origin of manga can be traced to the 18th century. The word was used for the first time in 1798 in Japan to describe Shiji no yukikai, a picture book. The term resurfaced again in 1814 when it was used as the title of books written by Akinwai Minwa; Hokusai Manga and Manga Hyakujo. These...
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  • Manga and Anime Reasearch - 254 Words
    Manga are comics created in Japan or by Japanese creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century. They have a long, complex pre-history in earlier Japanese art. In Japan, people of all ages read manga. The medium includes works in a broad range of genres: action-adventure, romance, sports and games, historical drama, comedy, science fiction and fantasy, mystery, suspense, detective, horror, and business/commerce, among others. Since the...
    254 Words | 1 Page
  • Manga vs American Comics
    In the world today, due to the ease of distribution and commerce, we see much diversity of products all over the place. A high competitors in this are comics, the American comic battling the Japanese comic (manga). There is a big difference in art styles between Manga, which is more exaggerated and American comics, which tend to be more "realistic". There are also quite a few serious differences between the two types of comics. Some of the differences, just to mention a few of them are the cost,...
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  • Comparing Manga and Comics - 521 Words
    Anime was popularized in the U.S with the introduction of shows such as Sailor Moon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokemon, Dragonball Z, and so on. This reeled people in with it's unique drawing style and creative plots. As years passed, anime and manga became increasingly popular, and is very popular today. There are many reasons for people to prefer anime/manga over comics originating in the states. One of these reasons, is the art style. The bigger eyes on anime characters give anime a cute feel....
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  • Why Fairy Tail Is a Bad Manga
    Why Fairy Tail is a Bad Manga One of the most popular manga in circulation today is Fairy Tail. It is about a wizard guild named Fairy Tail, and the adventures of two of its members, a boy named Natsu and a girl named Lucy. In all, it seems like it could be a good story, but the writer could just not pull it off. Fairy Tail has one of the worst plots and character backgrounds of all the mangas still going today. To start off, we can review the problems with the main characters. Natsu, a boy...
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  • Female Subjectivity and Shoujo (Girls) Manga
    Female Subjectivity and Shoujo (Girls) Manga (Japanese Comics): Shoujo in Ladies’ Comics and Young Ladies’ Comics Fusami Ogi I. Sexist Reality and Ladies’ Comics: Women’s Lives and Experiences Shoujo manga experienced a turning point in the 1970s when more women began to choose different lives from those the traditional gender role system expected them to take. Although the Japanese social system supports women as housewives, the number of women who work outside the house has been increasing....
    8,536 Words | 23 Pages
  • The Live-Action Films Based on Japanese Popular Manga
    The Live-Action Films based on Japanese Popular Manga Today, Japanese manga is enjoyed all over the world and there is a new trend to reconstruct these popular manga as the live-action films. In Japan, a lot of manga is made into the live-action versions in Japan such as drama, film and both of drama and film. The live-action drama and films based on popular manga are coming into fashion now in Japan. In USA, there are not many, but some Japanese manga is made into live-action films and there...
    2,621 Words | 7 Pages
  • A Different Kind of Cultural Frame: an Analysis of Panels in American Comics and Japanese Manga
    A different kind of cultural frame: An analysis of panels in American comics and Japanese manga Abstract: The growing interest and influence of Japanese manga (“comics”) in America has inspired comparisons between the properties of the two cultures’ graphic systems. Various theories have hinted to the existence of structural variation between these cultures’ books, yet little quantitative data has served to support these claims. This study seeks to provide empirical evidence for these...
    1,467 Words | 5 Pages
  • The Production of a 'Manga Culture' in France: a Sociological Analysis of a Successful Intercultural Reception
    THE PRODUCTION OF A “MANGA CULTURE” IN FRANCE: A SOCIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF A SUCCESSFUL INTERCULTRAL RECEPTION Olivier VANHEE Communication à la Conférence Internationale Asia Culture Forum 2006 Mobile and Pop Culture in Asia Gwangju, Corée, octobre 2006 Introduction Manga and anime are now part of the cultural habits of different generations of French readers, and they are a major cultural space where images and meanings about Japan and Asia circulate. From the end of the 1970’s,...
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  • Benefits of Anime - 261 Words
     Name: Kang Wen Yee Speech: Benefits of Watching Japanese Anime Good Morning to honorable Mr. Eves and my fellow classmates. My name is Wen Yee. Today I am standing here is to have a speech about benefits of watching Japanese anime. I know most of you guys are not really like to watch Japanese anime but in my opinion I think Japanese anime is a good entertainment because often the anime always make happy and I will forget about the stress that I faced in school and other places. There is a...
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  • cartoon - 511 Words
    Advantages of Cartoon Cartoon is type of media. We can found it in the books or animations. Now, cartoon is great medium for the intelligible of present. Although many parents are not support children to watch animation or read cartoon book but cartoon has many advantages than they think. In my opinion, I agree that watching animations and reading cartoon books are better more than you expected because it give knowledge, moral idea and entertainment. Provide knowledge Nowadays, many...
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  • Anime Evolution and Influence in America
    BarbaraJean Chareunsack David Lon English 3 June 6th, 2012 Anime Evolving & its Influence in America As a child or young adult growing up in the 1990’s you remember watching shows like Dragon Ball Z, Sailor Moon, or Inuyasha. Then you watch these shows later on in your life you notice that the movement of their mouths doesn’t fall into sync with the English language. If you ever noticed this then you later learn that it is because America adopted them from Japan, where it was first...
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  • Introduction Anime effects - 721 Words
    CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Most of the teenagers, children or even adults are watching anime. Some of them are watching Anime in a private way that can make them understand and concentrate to the story, but there are times that it is watched by group, they say that it is more fun to watch Anime with friends or even strangers, but the more the audience the more the interruption. Japanese animation is called Anime. The word is the abbreviated pronunciation of "animation" in Japanese,...
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  • How do story telling techniques in Japanese animation differ to the western tradition?
    'Misfit Lit': comics and graphic novels How do story telling techniques in Japanese comic media differ to the western tradition? The differences between the Eastern, Anime and Manga and the Western, Comic and Cartoon counterparts are clear from the outset. Apart from the obvious contrast in styles, there are many more distinctions that can be made between the two. The words Anime and Manga refer to two separate and distinct, but interrelated things. The word Anime is used to describe...
    2,103 Words | 6 Pages
  • Parts of a Research Paper - 578 Words
    Parts of a Research Paper Title Here are examples of 3 common types of titles Question: Can PF Correction Increase Profits? Summary: Design and Testing of a Small Power Company 2-Part: Power System Operation: How to Survive an Emergency Abstract The abstract is a short (about 100-500 word) summary of the entire paper. It should include: goals and objectives, results, and conclusions. It is usually one of the last parts of the paper to be written. Introduction The introduction also has...
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  • Anime World - 437 Words
    ANIME WORLD Do you love watching, reading and drawing anime? What have you learned by merely watching, reading and making some drawing? Have you ever thought of what may it could benefit you? If you don’t know, then let me tell you what it is all about. I am an expert in watching anime. Anime movies can be in different genre like comedy, romance, fantasy, sci-fi, adventure, school life, horror, slice of life or tragedy. My most favorite genre is the combination of comedy, romance, fantasy...
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  • Japanese Culture - 1619 Words
    English History of Language Number: 1470 Level: 7th “U” Final Paper: The Japanese Culture Thesis Statement Japan is an oriental country of charms, customs, trends and technology. It’s a land where many dreams come true in different ways for people as they can fulfill their desires in many different ways. Japanese culture can be mainly known because; 》It’s the land of the geisha(芸者), 》It’s home of big companies such as Sony, Toyota and Nintendo. 》It’s home of the most known Role...
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  • When Holding on Means Letting Go: Why Fair Use Should Extend to Fan-Based Activities
    WHEN HOLDING ON MEANS LETTING GO: WHY FAIR USE SHOULD EXTEND TO FAN-BASED ACTIVITIES Nathaniel T. Noda† INTRODUCTION In a celebrated children’s song, Malvina Reynolds observes that love is “just like a magic penny, / hold it tight and you won’t have any. / Lend it, spend it, and you’ll have so many / They’ll roll all over the floor.”1 Just as love sometimes means letting go, the doctrine of fair use recognizes that the purposes of copyright are sometimes better served by allowing certain...
    15,910 Words | 46 Pages
  • Role of Mass Media in Japanese Popular Culture Reception in Southeast Asia
    PAPER SELECTION FOR JAPAN – ASEAN STUDENT CONFERENCE 2009 Role of Mass Media on Japanese Popular Culture Reception in Southeast Asia Countries Case study: Indonesia Written by Mirah Mahaswari Department of Communication Studies Faculty of Social and Political Sciences Gadjah Mada University Indonesia Tuesday, September 8, 2009 Role of Mass Media on Japanese Popular Culture Reception in Southeast Asia Countries Case study: Indonesia Abstract The study of popular culture can be...
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  • rizal - 927 Words
     Goals and Objectives To determine the negative effects of watching anime. To determine the positive effects of watching anime. TOPIC History of anime Why students like watching anime? Factors that urge student to watch anime Anime Addiction: Causes and Effects on Students Why some students became obsessed after watching anime? Positive and negative effects Introduction Anime is a type of cartoon but rather, it is complex, mature, broader, and...
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  • Death Note - 555 Words
    People are easily influenced the world around them; often times taking things such as movies, books, comics, and gossip as truth and creating superstition in the process. Although people can and often do make the mistake of confusing fiction with reality, what is one to assume when events in real life are far too convenient for people just to label it as a normal occurrence and move on. When reading comic books, and their Japanese counterpart mangas, one may often assume that the story will be...
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  • My Dream - 262 Words
    Dream means something to think or something like it was made. Typically occur when people sleep. But the other meaning is what people do themselves in the future. Most people have different dreams such as a lawyer, a policeman, an astronaut, a nurse or a minister. But I want to be a cartoonist. A cartoonist is the man who created the artwork in the cartoon. He uses the imagination for create some books or movies. Currently the comic can convey knowledge to other people around the world, so...
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  • Anime (Speech) - 339 Words
    A very good morning to our teacher, Mr.l and my dear friends. Today I am going to talk about anime. Anime is becoming a lot more desired and reaching many audiences worldwide. For all that, there are a lot of masses that don’t know exactly what it is. So what is anime? Anime is the Japanese shortened word for animation. In countries other than Japan, anime is referred to as animation or cartoon originated from Japan. In Japan, anime is rather popular in form of entertainment. It comes in form...
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  • Art in Artist's Society - 1207 Words
    “Artmaking Practice often reflects an artist’s society” Explore this statement, with reference to the practice of two artists. My aim in this essay is to show through a study of my two chosen artists how much of an influence their society had on their artmaking practices. Both of the artists l have chosen have grown up with a form of trouble which has affected their artmaking practice. I have chosen two artists born approximately 200 years apart. The first artist l have chosen is Francisco...
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  • Anime: Japanese Culture - 1208 Words
    Entertainment is an aspect that may be incorporated into one’s life in a variety of ways. Beginning initially in Japan in the nineteenth century and now available on a global scale, Manga and Anime is a form of entertainment for many. Manga, a Japanese term, frequently referred to as a graphic novel are stories that are presented in a comic book fashion (CITE KIMBERLY BOLAN). Mio Bryce, a PHD holder in Japanese studies thoroughly analyzes the creation, integration, and evolution of Manga and...
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  • Speech I Informative Speech
    Greetings. I am Hayao Miyazaki. It is nice to meet you. I am one of many of Japan's greatest animation directors, animators, and manga artists. The charming plots, realistic characters, and stunning animation in my films have earned me international renown from critics as well as public recognition within Japan. Walt Disney Company has introduced my films to the rest of the world to let more people appreciate my wonderful works I have given the movie-going public. I was born in Tokyo on January...
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  • Superflat - 5789 Words
    Word List Bijutsu Fine art Kindai Bijutsu Modern art Manga Manga are comics and print cartoons, in Japanese and conforming to the style developed in Japan in the late 20th century. Otaku Known as a mass media product presenting Japanese Culture, anime, has gained an increasing exposure and acceptance overseas during the 1990s. The term otaku, which was coined in 1982 and came into popular usage by 1989, is usually translated as ‘geek’ or ‘aficionado,’ and refers to a group of people...
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  • Superflat: Images of Women in Japanese Pop Art
    Women are represented in Japanese Pop Art as a reflection of how they are represented in other forms of media- sexual objects, hyper-feminine, and unthreatening. One contemporary pop artist, Takashi Murakami, represents women as sexual objects, often with a Western look. However, Yoshitomo Nara represents women differently in his works. They are represented as sometimes violent and full of defiant attitude; yet, often with a vacant stare that suggest they have no substance. In this paper I will...
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  • Aninmal - 3051 Words
    SPECIAL REPORT The Impact of Japanese Comics and Animation in Asia By Ng Wai-ming Photo : © Fujiko Pro, © Nintendo, © SANRIO CO., LTD. Japan is a manga superpower. It has replaced the United States as the world’s largest exporter of comics and animation. In Asia, Japanese comics and animation have been very popular and influential from the 1980s to the present. Nowadays, almost all Asian nations have their own editions of Japanese comics and their televisions show Japanese animated...
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  • Love the World - 6374 Words
    MANGA: IT’S VARIATIONS A TERM PAPER Presented to Ms. Fideliza U. Cojuangco Instructor In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirements for the Course Eng 12: Writing in the Discipline by Edrian Carlos Yu Molina BSCE 1A MARCH 2013 ACKNOWLEDGMENT The researcher would like to express his sincere gratitude to all the persons who helped in making this research study a success. His earnest appreciation is especially given to: Ms. Fideliza U. Cojuangco, his...
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  • My Personal Project  - 3727 Words
     Haruka Liu Music and Art 3356 words Drawing manga about “Erhu” 2013 Table of Contents Introduction 3 The goal 3 Selection of sources 5 Application of information   6 Achieving the goal...
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  • Literacy Narrative - 769 Words
    Literacy Narrative Learning to read and write may seem to be easy now, however, everybody struggled at least once at some point in their life. My mom would get me books to read, but would never tell me bedtime stories, thus at night I would grab one of the books and slowly comprehend each word as I looked at the pictures. I would then try to draw the picture in the book and try to write the same words that were in the book. It looked all gibberish, nevertheless, it was worth the try. My mom...
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  • Anime Otaku - 253 Words
    What is an otaku? According to the Wikipedia, it literally means someone who always stays at home (お宅, otaku) with no social life. In Japan, they are being called a nerd or geek with nothing better else to do than watch anime. This is an extremely negative thing to say to a Japanese person, being called an “otaku” is an insult to them. In English, it is usually used to refer to an obsessive fan of anime/manga, Japanese video games, and Japanese culture. But no matter what they say or what they...
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  • Neon genesis evangelion - 1668 Words
    Neon Genesis Evangelion is an anime that aired from October 1995 to March 1996. ‘The year is 2015. A world where, 15 years before, over half the human population perished. A world that has been miraculously revived; it’s economy, the production, circulation, consumption of goods, so that even the shelves of convenience stores are filled. A world where the people have gotten used to the resurrection-yet still feel the end of the world is destined to come. A world where the number of children, the...
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  • Funime in Anime - 378 Words
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Anime is a broad Japanese art form and style, which has encompassed a large number of media, from comics or manga, fan-made literature and art to the conduction of events. It is a rich and colorful industry with enormous following all over the world for its interesting plots and themes as well as the culture it offers. In this paper, gathered information enlightens the fact that the topic anime is a fun medium that fans are able to relate with. It is an entertainment....
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  • Japanese Art of the 90s - 969 Words
    9-23-13 Japanese Art of the 1990s Morimura Recreated Rembrandt, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp, 1632  Morimura, Portrait (9 Faces) Peter Gertner, Crucificion  Yen Mountain, 1991, assemblage Stacks money with his face on them Moneki Neko cat on top Poses as many different famous film actresses Marilyn Monroe Audrey Hepburn Black Marilyn To My Little Sister/For Cindy Sherman Mona Lisa in Its Origins He procreates his work to be like others Photoshop The prep work he does for...
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  • Forms of Comics and Their Cultural Meaning
    FORMS OF COMICS AND THEIR CULTURAL MEANING Comic art is a nice way of visual storytelling and it has been loved by many people all around the world. In this paper, I will be focusing on American, European and Japanese comic forms and cultures. American Comics The format of American comics are mainly multi page thin periodicals, which have coloured graphics. Most common are the weekly periodicals. Popular American comic culture started with Superman in 1938 and the concept of superheros...
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  • What Is Anime - 663 Words
    The word "anime", contrary to popular belief, is not the Japanese word for animation. Though the word is used in Japan to describe animation, it is actually derived from a French word. Anime in the U.S. refers specifically to Japanese animation, which in and of itself is a unique style of storytelling and film making. In the United States, where animation and film are separated mediums, in Japan they are one in the same. The cinematography and further elements of professional film making are all...
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  • Beyond Reality: It Has Its Own Imapcts
    Latagan, Julieta Mharie T. College of Science/BS Chemistry 2013-26071 August 12, 2013 Reaction Paper Eng 10 – TH3 The Impacts of a World beyond Reality Crunchyroll, one of the biggest international online communities focusing on anime and manga, had a forum about the negative effects of anime in the lives of the members themselves. Many participants answered that most of their time were spent at watching animes or reading mangas. As a result, they became sleep deprived. In the worse...
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  • Korean Wave - 876 Words
    Japan-mania and Korean-waves cultural marketing had influenced many countries including Taiwan, South East Asia and some other parts in the world. Japan-mania started earlier than Korean-wave in Taiwan and other parts of the world since, Japan recovered and its economics revolution after World War II was faster and rapid than Korea. In Malaysia, in early 2000s, Japanese trendy dramas came into picture as Takuya Kimura is one of the favourite actor, which it attracted teenager’s viewers more than...
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  • History of Anime - 2688 Words
    HISTORY OF ANIME: Osamu Tezuka ________________________________________ (picture) Dr. Osamu Tezuka: Legend. by Brian Cirulnick "Walt Disney of Japan", "God of Comics", "A Legend in his Own Time". Many of these phrases will forever be used to describe Dr. Tezuka, but mere words cannot even begin to describe his work, or how it changed an industry, or even the incredible wealth of material produced by this one man. As I began to research this article, friends sent me copies...
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  • Otaku - 979 Words
    Otaku : Its Effect to Teenagers Otaku is the people who obsessed with anime, manga and video games. These kinds of people usually are not being ignored by other people and are called ‘freak’ and ‘different’. Japan is famous in producing anime, manga and video games. For those who love watching these type of entertainments are called ‘otaku’ and this name was well-known around the world. Nowadays, many otaku are living among us although we did not even realize about it. Most of otaku are...
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  • The Influence of Videogames on Global Cultures
    Introduction Videogames are now the new entertainment for the modern generation. Videogames have become more technologically advanced and exciting since its humble beginnings from Pong, created in 1972 (McAllister 3). However, there are some people who do not appreciate the amazing technology and legacy of videogames today. Humans are dynamic creatures and different societies will view this technological innovation differently. Japan: Home of Videogames Most videogames are programmed in...
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  • Persuasive Speech: Japanese fiction works are better than Western ones
    Q:What kind of Japanese fiction works? A:This presentation is mostly about comics and animation produced in Japan, but it covers also TV Shows and movies Topic: Japanese fiction General Purpose: To persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade you that Japanese fiction is better than western fiction regarding comics, animation, movies and TV shows Thesis statement: Although Western people see Japan as a calculating land with brutally efficient workers, they are in fact individualistic, expressive...
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  • Representation of Culture in Japanese Animation
    RESEARCH PROPOSAL: REPRESENTATIONS OF CULTURE IN JAPANESE ANIMATION BY: ASHA JHINA ROLL NO. : 0914152 SUMITTED TO: DR. SAGARIKA GOLDER CHRIST UNIVERSITY BANGALORE Animation, more commonly known as cartoons is a very integral part of a child’s growing years. A medium which started out with a sole purpose of providing entertainment has progressed into a kind of a new-age education method. Cartoons/animations are not merely a tool to keep viewers occupied, it aims to...
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  • Berserk Golden Age Arc I: the Egg of the King (2012) Film Review
    Few stories can capture your mind and soul in a visceral way from the beginning, and never leave you. Berserk is one of them. Written and illustrated by the legendary manga artist Kentaro Miura, Berserk (ベルセルク) is an epic fantasy saga that knows no time, no boundaries, and has no end. It tells the story of Gatsu (ガッツ), a boy born from the corpse of a woman hung on a battlefield, who struggles to fight his unfortunate destiny. Set in a fictional version of medieval Europe, Gatsu is a young...
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  • Chinese Cartoons vs Japanese Animations
    Chinese Cartoons VS Japanese Animations Since Hang Zhou held the first International animation exhibition of China in 2004, and set the target to make Hang Zhou an International animation city, the development of Chinese cartoons has been put under public attention. Recent years has seen rapid improvement in Chinese comics and cartoons. While compared with Japan, the well-recognized kingdom of comics and animations, Chinese cartoons seem to have a long way to go. In fact, Chinese animation...
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  • Anime in western culture - 261 Words
    Anime: Its Impact on Western Culture Anime is Japanese animation, which we call cartoons here in the states. In this paper I will show how the Japanese style of animation influenced many of the cartoons we watch today. Japanese animation, or anime, is a huge industry nowadays, even in the United States. Hayao Miyazaki is the most famous anime animator of this generation, having won an Oscar for his animated film Spirited Away. Studio Ghibli, which Miyazaki cofounded, works with Disney on...
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  • Japanese Culture Facts and Trivia
    Japanese Culture Facts and Trivia 1. What is the official national flower of Japan? a) Cherry Blossom b) Chrysanthemum c) Plum blossom d) Not yet declared e) a or c 2. In Japanese culture, who should be given chocolates and gifts for Valentine's Day? a) The man b) The woman c) Everyone d) Old people only e) The Japanese don't celebrate Valentine. 3. True or False. Most streets in Japan do not have a name. 4. What symbol is prominently featured on the Japanese national flag? a)...
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  • Japanese Buddhism and art - 280 Words
    What first attracted the Japanese to Buddhism was the sophisticated text, art, architecture, moral codes, and writing. Buddhist art became very popular starting late 5th century. Types of Buddhist art are sculptures of Buddha, paintings and scroll paintings. Buddhist art is commonly symbolic and often very elegant, vibrant and colorful. The symbolism represents enlightenment and different qualities of nature. At a philosophical level, their art expresses the notion of impermanence (the fact that...
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  • Essay for Japan - 374 Words
    R. N. L. Laresma ESSAY Japan, a country that shows us even through hard times, even a great war, could rise up from the ashes and be one of greatest countries in the world. They have shown us their intellectual knowledge about advancement in technology, technology that we today, use throughout our daily lives. Their culture has shaped the minds of people from all over the world, sharing their skills and creativity through means of modern day mediums. This, and other unique attributes...
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  • Anime and Theri Hidden Meaning
    Anime and their hidden meanings Everyone likes to watch cartoons or Japanese animations (anime) and yet not all of us know the latent meaning of the shows. We only watch them for entertainment purpose or have a discussion about the plot, characters and other aspects of the shows. Anime began at the start of the 20th century, when Japanese filmmakers experimented with the animation techniques also pioneered in France, Germany, the United States, and Russia. By the 1930s animation...
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  • Concept Development - 4392 Words
    Concept development [pic] Name: Adinda Mac-Nack Student number: 523062 Class: C1A Introduction The contents of this portfolio shows the process of the different concepts, that I came up with throughout the third period The Campaign. When developing these I started out by coming up with a general idea of what I wanted my product are service to do, from that point I moved onto going into specifics such as target groups, competitors analysis, visuals that...
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  • EFFECTS OF ANIME TO STUDENTS - 390 Words
    EFFECTS OF ANIME TO STUDENTS Nowadays, anime addiction is very rampant especially among students. There are many factors that urge students to watch anime that leads to addiction. Anime itself serves as a great factor that let the students to watch, because anime became the latest trend for all teenagers and having a good storyline that makes the students hook up. Another one is due to cool animation, which has a vibrant color that tickles their eyes every time they watched a single episode....
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  • ANIME ADDICTION - 2863 Words
    ANIME ADDICTION A Term Paper Presented to Instructor. MANGORSI, FARHANNA Department of English Philippine Muslim Teacher,s College Marawi City In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Course General-Education ( English II) 2014-2015 By KHALID, AMNAH L. January, 2014 Anime Addiction Anime had widely spread in the whole world, its positive and negative effects are continuously being debated. 1. What is the history of Anime? 2. What are the reasons Anime...
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  • What Is Anime - 448 Words
    Anime (ah-NIH-may) is a term for Japanese animation. Anime often covers more serious topics than the typical cartoon. In America, cartoons are considered a form of entertainment meant for children. In Japan, people of all ages watch anime. Most shows and movies are centered for kids, adolescents, or young adults, but there are also many anime that are made for the older crowd, even businessmen. There are many genres in anime with basic categories like comedy, romance, action, drama, and...
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  • Kids Stuff - 272 Words
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