This Bibliography is updated continuously/on a rolling basis. Suggestions for additional titles to include are always very much welcome!

Last Update: August 18, 2022

Monographs

Alpert, Steve. Sharing a House with the Never-Ending Man: 15 Years at Studio Ghibli. Albany, CA: Stone Bridge Press.

Berkowitz, Drew Emanuel. Framing School Violence and Bullying in Young Adult Manga: Fictional Perspectives on a Pedagogical Problem. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hara, Kunio. Joe Hisaishi’s Soundtrack for My Neighbor Totoro. New York: Bloomsbury Academic.

Hemmann, Kathryn. Manga Cultures and the Female Gaze. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Okuyama, Yoshiko. Reframing Disability in Manga. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press.

Pard, Chantale. Anime Clubs for Public Libraries: A Practical Guide for Librarians. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Riekeles, Stefan. Anime Architecture: Imagined Worlds and Endless Megacities. London, UK: Thames & Hudson

Essay Collections

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Masami Toku & Hiromi Tsuchiya Dollase (eds.). Manga! Visual Pop-Culture in Arts Education. Viseu, Portugal: International Society for Education Through Art.

Encyclopedia Articles/Entries

Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature
– Ogushi, Hisayo. American literature in Japanese shojo comics.

The Routledge Companion to Cyberpunk Culture
– Suzuki, Shige. Manga (pp. 107-118)
– Saito, Kumoko. Anime (pp. 151-161).
– de la Iglesia, Martin & Schmeink, Laras. Akira and Ghost in the Shell (case study) (pp. 162-168).
– Ruh, Brian. Japan as cyberpunk exoticism (pp. 401-407).

Book Chapters

Allison, Brent. Anime fans as dramatists: Plotlines that describe Japanese animation’s potentials in public schools.
In Cheng Lu Wang (ed.). Handbook of research on the impact of fandom in society and consumerism (pp. 497-516). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Berndt, Jaqueline. Deviating from “art”: Japanese manga exhibitions, 1990-2015.
In Kim A. Munson (ed.). Comic art in museums (pp. 178-191). Jackson, MS: The University Press of Mississippi.

Berndt, Jaqueline. Manga aging: Grannies and gutters.
In Nina Eckhoff-Heindl & Veronique Sina (eds.). Spaces between: Gender, diversity, and identity in comics (pp. 175-186). Viesbaden, Germany: Springer.

Chan, Novia Shih-Shan & Ogawa, Sho. On the edge of 1990’s Japan: Kyoko Okazaki and the horror of adolescence.
In Samantha Langsdale & Elisabeth Rae Coody (eds.). Monstrous women in comics (pp. 191-206). Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi.

Chee, S.Y. Ambassador Yokai: Facilitating non-Japanese visitors in learning Japanese culture through Japanese folklore in anime.
In Paolo Mura, et al. (eds.). Contemporary Asian artistic expressions and tourism (pp. 17-38). Singapore: Springer.

Denison, Rayna. Transmedial relations. Manga at the movies: Adaptation and intertextuality.
In Hideaki Fujiki & Alastair Phillips (eds.). The Japanese Cinema Book (pp. 203-213). London: Bloomsbury. 

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Fanasca, Marta. Tales of lities and girls’ love. The depiction of female/female relationships in yuri manga.
In Diego Cucinelli & Andrea Scibetta (eds.). Tracing Pathways: Interdisciplinary Studies on Modern and Contemporary East Asia (pp. 51-66). Florence: Firenze University Press. 

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Galeani, Giuseppe. Archimedes and the war in Itoshi Iwaki’s Eureka.
In Irene Berti, Maria G. Castello, & Carla Scilabra (eds.). Ancient Violence in the Modern Imagination (pp. 187-194). London: Bloomsbury.

Green, Laurence. Soundtracking a new ‘Japaneseness’ – Musical aesthetic and aspiration in Japan’s economic bubble.
In Marcos P. Centeno-Martin & Norimasa Morita (eds.). Japan beyond its borders: Transnational approaches to film media (pp. 49-63). Chiba, Japan: Seibunsha.
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Greenberg, Raz. Heaven and Earth: Traditional sources of the dual identities of anime heroines.
In Tze-yue G. Hu, Masao Yokota, & Gyongyi Horvath (eds.). Animating the spirited: Journeys and transformations (pp. 66-80). Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi.

Guo, Chiquan, & Zeng, Chengyan. Anime and manga fandom in the 21st Century: A close-up view.
In Cheng Lu Wang (ed.). Handbook of research on the impact of fandom in society and consumerism (pp. 480-496). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Hemmann, Kathryn. Between fans: History and national identity in online debates on Axis Powers Hetalia.
In Yeonhee Yoon & Kiwoong Yang (eds.). The Korean Wave from a private commodity to a public good (pp. 145-154). Seoul: Korea University Press.

Hitchcock, Peter. Cyborg affect and the power of the posthuman in the Ghost in the Shell franchise.
In Christopher Breu & Elizabeth A. Hatmaker (eds.). Noir affect (pp. 156-177). New York: Fordham University Press.

Izumi, Katsuya. Multiplicities of identities and meanings behind devouring characters in Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away.
In Niki Kiviat & Serena J. Rivera (eds.). (In)digestion in literature and film: A transcultural approach (pp. 105-120). New York: Routledge.

Kuribayashi, Tomoko. The monstrous “mother” in Moto Hagio’s Marginal: The posthuman, the human, and the bioengineered uterus.
In Samantha Langsdale & Elisabeth Rae Coody (eds.). Monstrous women in comics (pp. 152-168). Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi.

Kyle, Catherine. Treacherous fields and bunny girls: Representations of  nature in Yuu Watase’s Alice 19th.
In Sidney I. Dobrin (ed.). EcoComix: Essays on the Environment in Comics and Graphic Novels (pp. 146-160). Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.

Lamarre, Thomas. Anime. Compositing and switching: An intermedial history of Japanese anime.
In Hideaki Fujiki & Alastair Phillips (eds.). The Japanese Cinema Book (pp. 310-324). London: Bloomsbury. 

Leskosky, Richard J. Metanoia in anime: Rehabilitating demons, turning foes into allies.
In Tze-yue G. Hu, Masao Yokota, & Gyongyi Horvath (eds.). Animating the spirited: Journeys and transformations (pp. 81-98). Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi.

Lunning, Frenchy. Manga.
In Charles Hatfield & Bart Beaty (eds.). Comics studies: A guidebook (pp. 66-81). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Miers, John. Picturing national and personal acts of violence: Modes of depiction in Barefoot Gen
In Nina Mickwitz, Ian Horton, & Ian Hague (eds.). Representing acts of violence in comics (pp. 17-34). New York: Routledge

Park, Giryung. The “spiritual” role of the media? Heidi, Girl of the Alps in Japan and Korea.
In Tze-yue G. Hu, Masao Yokota, & Gyongyi Horvath (eds.). Animating the spirited: Journeys and transformations (pp. 188-208). Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi.

Quintairos-Solino, Alba. Contemporary Japanese folktales represented in anime: The paradigmatic case of InuYasha.
In Lydia Brugue & Auba Llompart (eds.). Contemporary fairy-tale magic (pp. 273-285). Leyden: The Netherlands: Brill.


Ristola, Jacqueline. Globalizing fandoms: Envisioning queer futures from Kunihiko Ikuhara to Rebecca Sugar.
In John R. Zieglern & Leah Richards (eds.). Representation in Steven Universe (pp. 89-112). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Suan, Stevie T. Repeating anime’s creativity across Asia.
In Jeroen De Kloet, Yui Fat Chow, & Gladys Pak Lei Chong (eds.). Trans-Asia as method: Theory and practice (pp. 141-160). London: Rowman & Littlefield.

Sugawa-Shimada, Akiko. Animating artifact spirits in the 2.5-dimensional world: Personification and performing characters in Token Ranbu
In Tze-yue G. Hu, Masao Yokota, & Gyongyi Horvath (eds.). Animating the spirited: Journeys and transformations (pp. 55-66). Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi.

Sugawa-Shimada, Akiko. Girls with arms and girls as arms in anime.
In Jennifer Coates, Lucy Fraser, & Mark Pendleton (eds.). The Routledge companion to gender and Japanese culture (pp. 391-398). Abingdon, UK.
[Girls und Panzer; High School Fleet; Arpeggio of Blue Steel; Kantai Collection]

Tembo, Kwasu David. Abjection and anime in the Anthropocene: Amano and Oshii’s Angel’s Egg.
In Holly-Gale Millette & Ruth Heholt (eds). The New Urban Gothic: Global Gothic in the age of the Anthropocene (pp. 73-88). Cham, Switzerland.

Teodorescu, Alice. When monsters collide: The transcultural vampire and its representation in Japanese animation
In Marcos P. Centeno-Martin & Norimasa Morita (eds.). Japan beyond its borders: Transnational approaches to film media (pp. 49-63). Chiba, Japan: Seibunsha. 
[Blood Lad; Seraph of the End; Sirius, the Jaeger]
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Ting, Grace En-Yi. Gender, manga and anime.
In Jennifer Coates, Lucy Fraser, & Mark Pendleton (eds.). The Routledge companion to gender and Japanese culture (pp. 311-319). Abingdon, UK.

Vodopivec, Maja. How do the past, present, and future interact in post-3.11 Japan? Examining urban utopia in the SF manga Coppellion
In Barnita Bagchi (ed.). Urban utopias: Memory, rights, and speculation (pp. 211-234). Kolkata, India: Jadavpur University Press.
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Williams, Michael P., & Des Jardin, Molly. Building a Japanese manga collection for nontraditional patrons in an academic library.
In John Ballestro (ed.). The library’s guide to graphic novels (pp. 145-164). Chicago: American Library Association.

Wilson, Bernard. Mutilation, metamorphosis, transition, transcendence: Revisiting genderism and transgenderism in The Little Mermaid through Gake no Ue no Ponyo.
In Bernard Wilson & Sharmani Patricia Gabriel (eds.). Asian children’s literature and film in a global age: Local, national, and transnational trajectories (pp. 117-137). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan.

Yamamura, Koji. Transforming the intangible into the real: Reflections on my selected animated works
In Tze-yue G. Hu, Masao Yokota, & Gyongyi Horvath (eds.). Animating the spirited: Journeys and transformations (pp. 26-42). Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi.

Yokota, Masao. Interpreting Buddhist influences in Kawamoto’s puppet animation: A psychologist’s reflections and readings of his animation
In Tze-yue G. Hu, Masao Yokota, & Gyongyi Horvath (eds.). Animating the spirited: Journeys and transformations (pp. 137-152). Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi.

Journal Special/Theme Issues

Journal of Anime and Manga Studies
Volume 1

Mechademia: Second Arc
– Volume 13, Number 1 (Fall 2020): Queer(ing) Japanese Popular Culture
– Volume 12, Number 2 (Spring 2020): Asian Materialities

Journal Articles

Afanasov, Nikolai. Messiah in depression: Religion, science-fiction and postmodernism in Neon Genesis EvangelionState, Religion and Church7(1), 47-66
[original version in Russian]

Agkun, Buket. Mythology moe-fied: Classical witches, warriors, and monsters in Japanese mangaJournal of Graphic Novels and Comics11(3), 271-284.
[Berserk; One Piece; Soul Eater; Witchcraft Works]

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Akagi, Nobuaki, Bryce, Mio, & Suzuki, Hiroshi. Maji ssu ka? Isn’t that honorific? Ambiguity of new Japanese honorific ssuPragmatics & Society, 11(4), 505-523. 

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dit Alban, Edmond Ernest. Towards a queer perspective on manga history: Sexy stillness in the gay art of Yamakawa Jun’ichi. Dōjin Journal: An Academic Journal on Popular Cultures, 1, 15-26.

Allen, Jocelyn. Manga as memory: cocoon, In This Corner of the World and popular history. Wasafiri, 35(2), 8-18.

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Alsubaie, Sara S. & Alabbad, Abbad M. The effect of Japanese animation series on informal third language acquisition among Arabic native speakers. English Language Teaching, 13(8), 91-119.

Baroody, Ahmed. Anime and gender roles in Kuwaiti Islamic culture: A conflict of cultural values? International Journal of Comic Art, 22(1), 366-400.

Battaglia, Francesca. Gender boundaries in Saiyuki by Kazuya Minekura: The queer family as a model of leadershipJournal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 11(3), 285-295.

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Barthold, Willi. The swordsman as the artist: Aesthetics of fragmentation in Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece and 21st Century cultural hybridityImageTexT: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies11(2).

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Beattie, Luke. The past is with us and yet to come: A hauntological analysis of Tsutomu Mizushima’s anime series, ‘Another’. New Voices in Japanese Studies, 12, 65-79.

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Brousseau, Julie. “SO MANY FEELS~!”: Queering male shonen characters in BL anime music videos and dojinshi music videosSynoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies, 9(1), 95-107. 

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Butler, Catherine. Japan reads the Cotswolds: Children’s literature, tourism, and the Japanese imagination. Children’s Literature, 48, 198-233.
[Kin-iro Mosaic; The Ancient Magus’ Bride]

Choi, Jinhee. Home is where the kitchen is: Rinco’s Restaurant (2009) and Little Forest (2014, 2018)Asian Cinema, 31(2), 169-185.
[Little Forest]

Choo, Kukhee. Transmedia storytelling and transmediated bodies in Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)Asian Cinema, 31(2), 187-202.

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Chu, Kin-Wai. Women living in solitude: A case study of The Base of an Old Girl and Hitorigurashi Mo 5 Nen MeFeminist Encounters: A  Journal of Critical Studies in Culture and Politics4(1), article 6.

Clyde, Deirdre. Pilgrimage and prestige: American anime fans and their travels to Japan. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 18(1), 58-66. 

Dahlberg-Dodd, Hannah E. Script variation as audience design: Imagining readership and community in Japanese yuri comicsLanguage in Society49(3), 357-378.

Denison, Rayna. Hayao Miyazaki’s European animation: From European literary influences to nostalgic re-imaginings. Wasafiri, 35(2), 67-73.

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Dybala, Pawel. The translator is wrong! Readers’ attitudes towards official manga translations biased by fan-made scanlationsIntercultural Relations4(2), 53-68.

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El Mufti, Karim. Influence and success of the Arabic edition of UFO Robot Grendizer: Adoption of a Japanese icon in the Arabic-speaking world. Mutual Images Journal, 9, 3-37.

Enriquez, Sandy, & Lippert, Andrew. Fandom and sexuality in the archives: Collecting slash fan fiction and yaoi/boys’ love manga. Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, 31(2), 182-201.

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Fukano, Yuya, Tanaka, Yosuke, & Soga, Masashi. Zoos and animated animals increase public interest in and support for threatened animalsScience of the Total Environment, 704, article 135532.
[Kemono Friends]

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Garcia Aranda, Oscar. Representations of Europe in Japanese anime: An overview of case studies and theoretical frameworks. Mutual Images Journal, 8, 47-84.

Gottesman, Zachary Samuel. The Japanese settler unconscious: Goblin Slayer on the ‘Isekai’ frontierSettler Colonial Studies, 10(4), 529-557.
[Goblin Slayer]

Gough, Simon. Media mix and character marketing in Madoka MagicaEast Asian Journal of Popular Culture6(1), 59-76.

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Gough, Simon, & Lee, Anne. Material multiplicities and Sanrio Danshi: The evolution of Sanrio’s media mixElectronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies20(1).

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Grajdian, Maria Mihaela. Compassionate neo-traditionalism in Hosoda Mamoru’s animation moviesRussian Japanology Review3(2), 131-151.

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Halovic, Shaun. Using the manga/anime Naruto as graphic medicine to engage clients in conversational model therapy. Psychotherapy and Counseling Journal of Australia, 8(2).

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Han, Grace. Back to front: Animating melodrama in Makoto Shinkai’s Garden of WordsAnimation Journal15.
[Winner, Society for Animation Studies 2019 Maureen Furniss Award for Best Student Paper on Animated Media]

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Hidayat, Debra, & Hidayat, Z. Anime as Japanese intercultural communication: A study of the weeaboo community of Indonesian Generation Z and YRomanian Journal of Communication and Public Relations, 22(3), 85-103. 

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Hulsmann, Katharina. Controlling the spreadability of the Japanese fan comic: Protective practices in the dojinshi communityParticipations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies17(2), 274-302.

Ito, Rika, & Bisila, Megan. Blond hair, blue eyes, and “bad” Japanese: Representing foreigner stereotypes in Japanese animeLanguage Awareness29(3-4), 286-303/

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Jones, Robert. ‘To become rich without limit’: Positioning the Miyazaki antagonist within technological contexts of the Japanese economic miracleAnimation Journal15.
[Society for Animation Studies 2019 Maureen Furniss Award for Best Student Paper on Animated Media runner-up]

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Kato, Daniela. Eco-intermediality and the artful recluse’s hut: Mizuki Shigeru’s manga Hojoki. Ekhphrasis: Images: Theory, Cinema, Media, 24(2), 49-71.

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Kluger, Nicolas, Charlier, Philippe, & Perciaccante, Antonio. Jan Misugi in Captain Tsubasa as an educational example for children with congenital heart diseaseCongenital Heart Disease, 15(3), 163-165.

Kopper, Akos. Pirates, justice,and global order in the anime “One PieceGlobal Affairs, 6(4-5), 503-517.

Koulikov, Mikhail. A field in formation – a citation analysis of Japanese popular culture studiesPortal: Libraries and the Academy20(2), 269-283.

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Leshner, Connor, et al. Behind closed doors: Hentai fans’ perceived discrimination, ingroup identification, and attitudes towards subgroups in the anime fandomThe Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies4(2), 104-118.

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Loringuillo-Lopez, Antonio. Narrative complexity in contemporary anime witch tales: Self-consciousness and knowability in Kurozuka and Puella Magi Madoka MagicaBrumal: Research Journal on the Fantastic, 8(2), 183-205.
[article in Spanish, abstract in English]

Loriguillo-Lopez, Antonio, Palo-Errando, Jose Antonio, & Mazal-Felici, Javier. Making sense of complex narration in Perfect Blue. Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 15(1), 77-92.

Martin, Paul. The contradictions of pop nationalism in the manga Gate: Thus the JSDF fought there! Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 11(2), 167-181.

Masuchika, Glenn. Considerations for collecting Japanese anime for academic librariesCollection and Curation, 39(2), 53-56.

Masuchika, Glenn. Japanese manga in translation and American graphic novels: A re-examination of the collections in 36 academic libraries ten years laterThe Journal of Academic Librarianship, 46(3), article 102140.

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Merchant-Knudsen, Travis R. “Lost inside empire”: Self-Orientalization in the animation and sounds of Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind RisesSARE: Southeast Asian Review of English57(1), 174-198.

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Mitara, Ryoharo. A coming of age in the anthropological study of anime? Introductory thoughts envisioning the business anthropology of Japanese animationJournal of Business Anthropology, 9(1), 88-110.

Mihara, Ryotaro. Involution: A perspective for understanding Japanese animation’s domestic business in a global contextJapan Forum, 32(1), 102-125.

Miyajima, Keiko. Queering the palate: The erotics and politics of food in Japanese mangaStudies in Comics11(2), 271-283.
[What Did You Eat Yesterday?; Shinmai Shimai no Futari Gohan]

Miller, Lucy J. We Heart Japan: Fan citizenship and the role of institutions in the response to Japanese earthquakes. Journal of Communication Inquiry, 44(4), 396-415.

Monden, Masafumi. Shrouded in memory: Time, desire, and emotions in Iwadate Mariko’s A White Satin Ribbon. U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal, 57, 78-106.

Monobe, Gumiko, & Ruan, Jienging. Analysis of popular educational manga on World War II for students in Japan. Journal of Peace Education, 17(3), 241-262.

Natsume, Fusanosuke. The characteristics of Japanese manga. International Journal of Comic Art, 22(2), 164-179.
[translated by Jon Holt and Teppei Fukuda. Excerpted from Why Is Manga So Interesting?: Its Grammar and Expression (Manga wa naze omoshiroi no ka: sono hyōgen to bunpō, 1997)]

Nijdam, Elizabeth. Transnational girlhood and the politics of style in German MangaJournal of Graphic Novels and Comics11(1), 31-51.

Ninomiya, Takashi. An analysis of manga translated from Japanese to Russian: Based on descriptive translation studies. Journal of Oriental Studies, 92(1), 96-107.
[Barefoot Gen]

Nishijima, Ryoko. A Taiwanese pilgrim’s daytrip into the scenes of Your Name. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 18(1), 27-41.

Normand-Marconnet, Nadine, & Jones, Jason Christopher. Anthropomorphic metaphors in wine discourse, with special reference to Japanese wine mangaInternational Journal of Language & Culture7(2), 274-301.

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Ono, Akinori, et al. Anime pilgrimage in Japan: Focusing social influences as determinantsTourism Management, 76, article 103935.

Peer, Ayelet, & Greenberg, Raz. The Japanese Trojan War: Tezuka Osamu’s envisioning of the Trojan cycleGreece & Rome67(2), 151-167.

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Pelaez Mazariegos, Edgar Santiago. “If no one else will bring it, I’ll do it myself”: The role of fandom in the distribution and promotion of anime in Mexico. Dōjin Journal: An Academic Journal on Popular Cultures, 1, 27-36.  

Plante, Courtney, Reysen, Stephen, Chadborn, Daniel, Roberts, Sharon E., & Garbasi, Kathleen C. ‘Get out of my fandom, newbie’: A cross-fandom study of elitism and gatekeeping in fandomJournal of Fandom Studies, 8(2), 123-146.

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Portugal Bueno, Carmen. Titles of nobility and the anime world: The case of Pokemon and Battle BastionInstitutional Studies8(13), 85-103.
[article in Spanish, abstract in English]

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Reysen, Stephen, et al. Anime and global citizenship identification. The Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies, 4(2), 48-61.

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Reysen, Stephen, et al. Cosplayers’ and non-cosplayers’ involvement in fandom-based dramaThe Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies4(2), 28-36.

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Reysen, Stephen, et al. Sex differences in parasocial connection to favorite anime characters: A multifactor approachThe Phoenix Papers: A Journal of Fandom and Neomedia Studies4(2), 73-92.

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Ryu, Sanjin, et al. Fluid mechanics education using Japanese anime: Examples from “Castle in the Sky” by Hayao Miyazaki. The Physics Teacher, 58(4), 230-233.

Santos, Kristen Michelle L. The bitches of Boys Love comics: The pornographic response of Japan’s rotten womenPorn Studies7(3), 279-290.

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Schillings, Sonja. Pollution as a paradigm: Property, dignity, and absorption in Poth and TezukaLaw, Technology and Humans2(2), 120-132.
[Astro Boy]

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Schroff, Simone. Where to draw the line: The difference between a fan and a pirate in JapanInternational Journal of Cultural Policy26(4), 433-445.

.Shih, Pei Chun. On the translation of Japanese politeness into Cantonese: A case study of anime. Chinese Language and Discourse, 11(2), 287-305.

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Sristava, Anshuman A., & Opler, Douglas J. Malignant narcissism in Tsugami Ohba’s Death Note: Should we empathize with the criminally un-empathetic? Academic Psychiatry44(3), 358-361.

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Sylvester, Sara. Drawing dangerous women: The monstrous-feminine, taboo, and Japanese feminist perspectives on the female formFeminist Encounters: A Journal of Critical Studies in Culture and Politics4(1), article 5.

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Tan, Matthew John Paul. Being someplace else: The theological virtues in the manga of Makoto ShinkaiReligions11(3), article 109.

Tabachnik, Stephen E. Lawrence of Arabia in comics. English Literature in Transition 1880-192063(1), 99-111.

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Thelen, Timo. Transnational comic franchise tourism and fan capital: Japanese Attack on Titan fans travelling to Germany. Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies, 17(2), 303-325. 

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Truong, Alexis H. & Gaudet, Stephanie. Costume play and young adults’ socio-economic insertion paths in Japan. International Journal of the Sociology of Leisure, 3(2), 177-196..

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Unser-Schutz, Giancarla. Nerdy girls talking gross: Popular perceptions on the quality, role and influence of language in mangaGender and Language14(3), 326-346.

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van der Veere, Anoma. The Tokyo Paralympic superhero: Manga and narratives of disability in JapanThe Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus18(5), article 8.

Whaley, Ben. When Anne Frank met Astro Boy: Drawing the Holocaust through mangaPositions: Asia Critique28(4), 729-755.

Wong, K. T. Absence, disappearance, and obfuscation: Contouring the US anime market through the nonpresences in Crunchyroll’s yaoi catalog. The Velvet Light Trap, 86, 3-15. 

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Yamamoto, Tadahiro. Two-page spreads and war: Battlefield representation and individual expression in Norakuro. Dōjin Journal: An Academic Journal on Popular Cultures, 1, 1-13.

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Yamato, Eriko. Views of self-identification in Malaysian cosplayTransformative Works and Cultures34.

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Yoneyama, Shoko. Rethinking human-nature relationships in the time of Coronavirus: Postmodern animism in films by Miyazaki Hayao & Shinkai Makoto. The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, 18(16), article 6.
[Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind; Weathering with You]

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Yoshioka, Shiro. Road to fame: Social trajectory of Takahata IsaoArts9(3), article 81.

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Zara-Papp, Zilia. Reinvention and reimagination brought to life in children’s animation adapted from literature – a comparative study of elements of art history from Australia, Japan and EuropeAnimation Studies, 15.
[Pom Poko]  

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