As with all editions of the Annual Bibliography of Anime and Manga Studies, it is likely that this list is not complete. Recommendations or suggestions for additional entries to add are always welcome!

Book ChaptersJournal Special/Theme IssuesArticles

Book Chapters
(Total published: 7)

Allison, Anne. Playing with power: Morphing toys and transforming heroes in kids’ mass culture. In Jeannette Marie Mageo (Ed.), Power and the self (pp. 71-92). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Gateward, Frances. Bubblegum and heavy metal. In Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance (Eds.), Sugar, spice, and everything nice: Cinemas of girlhoold (pp. 269-284). Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press.

*** OPEN ACCESS *** Jenkins, Henry. Interactive audiences? The “collective intelligence” of media fans. In Dan Harris (Ed.), The new media book (pp. 157-176). London: British Film Institute.

Miles, Milo. Robots, romance, and ronin: Music in Japanese anime. In Daniel Goldmark & Yuval Taylor (Eds.), The cartoon music book (pp. 219-224). Chicago: A Cappella Books.

Tobin, Joseph. Pikachu’s global adventure. In Cecilia von Feilitzen and Ulla Carlsson (Eds.), Children, young people and mass globalisation (pp. 53-68). Goteborg, Sweden: The UNESCO International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media.

Ueno, Toshiya. Japanimation: Techno-orientalism, media tribes, and rave culture. In Ziauddin Saidar & Sean Cubitt (Eds.), Aliens r us: The other in science fiction cinema (pp. 94-110). London: Pluto Press.

Wilson, Brent. Becoming Japanese: Manga, children’s drawings, and the construction of national character. In Liora Bresler & Christine Marme Thompson (Eds.), The arts in children’s lives: Context, culture, and curriculum (pp. 43-56). New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Journal Special/Theme Issues
(Total published: 3 issues, 17 articles)

Japan Forum
Vol. 14, Issue 2

Lamarre, Thomas. Introduction: Between cinema and anime (pp. 183-189).

Miyao, Daisuke. Before anime: Animation and the Pure Film Movement in pre-war Japan (pp. 191-209).

Russell, Catherine. Tokyo, the movie (pp. 211-224).

Monnet, Livia. Towards the feminine sublime, or the story of ‘a twinkling monad, shape-shifting across dimension’: Intermediality, fantasy and special effects in cyberpunk film and animation (pp. 225-268)
[Ghost in the Shell] [Mamoru Oshii]

Driscoll, Mark. From kino-eye to anime -eye/ai: The filmed and the animated in Imamura Taihei’s media theory (pp. 269-296).

Looser, Thomas. From Edogawa to Miyazaki: Cinematic and anime -ic architectures of early and late twentieth-century Japan (pp. 297-327).

Lamarre, Thomas. From animation to anime: Drawing movements and moving drawings (pp. 329-367).

Journal of Japanese Trade & Industry (current title: Japan Spotlight Bimonthly)
Vol. 21, No. 4

Special Report: Japan as Anime Superpower

Ng, Benjamin Wai-Ming. The impact of Japanese comics and animation in Asia (pp. 30-33).

Kubo, Masakazu. Japanese animation as an industry (pp. 34-38).

Momma, Takashi. Miyazaki Hayao and Japanese animation (pp. 39-41).

Science Fiction Studies
Vol. 29, Part 3

Japanese Science Fiction

Kotani, Mari. Space, body, and aliens in Japanese women’s science fiction (pp. 397-417).

Napier, Susan J. When the machines stop: Fantasy, reality, and terminal identity in “Neon Genesis Evangelion” and “Serial Experiments Lain”. (pp. 418-435).

Orbaugh, Sharalynn. Sex and the single cyborg: Japanese popular culture experiments in subjectivity (pp. 436-452).

Bolton, Christopher. The mecha’s blind spot: Patlabor 2 and the phenomenology of anime (pp. 453-474).

Tatsumi, Takayuki. A soft time machine: From translation to transfiguration (pp. 475-484).

Gardner, William O. Attack of the phallic girls (pp. 485-489).

Sivio, Carl. Anime, both global and local (pp. 489-491).

Journal Articles
(Total published: 31)

Ahn, Jiwon. Animated subjects: On the circulation of Japanese animation as global cultural products. Spectator: Journal of Film and Television Studies, 22(1), 10-22.

Bolton, Christopher A. From wooden cyborgs to celluloid souls: Mechanical bodies in anime and Japanese puppet theater. Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique, 10(3), 729-771.

*** OPEN ACCESS *** Broderick, Mick. Anime’s apocalypse: Neon Genesis Evangelion as millennarian mecha. Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context, 7.

*** OPEN ACCESS *** Brophy, Philip. Sound and vision: Furi Kuri. Film Comment, 38(6), 16.

Cavalieri, Monica. Animeshon no mugen no sekai: Kuri Yoji’s infinite world of animation. Animation Journal, 10, 36-49.

*** OPEN ACCESS *** Ebihara, Akiko. Japan’s feminist fabulation: Reading Marginal with unisex reproduction as a key concept. Genders, 36.

*** OPEN ACCESS *** Flannery-Dailey, Frances. Robot heavens and robot dreams: Ultimate reality in A.I. and other recent films. Journal of Religion and Film, 7(2).

Gibson, Mark. The powers of the Pokemon: Histories of television, histories of the concept of power. Media International Australia, 104, 107-115.

*** OPEN ACCESS *** Gonzaga, Elmo. Anomie and isolation: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Ghost in the Shell, Serial Experiments Lain, and Japanese consensus society. Humanities Diliman, 3(1).

*** OPEN ACCESS *** Hamilton, Robert. Empire of kitsch: Japan as represented in Western pop media. Bad Subjects: Political Education for Everyday Life, 60.

Jones, Gretchen. “Ladies’ comics”: Japan’s not-so-underground market in pornography for women. U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal, English Supplement, 22, 3-31.

Ito, Kinko. The world of Japanese ladies’ comics: From romantic comedy to lustful perversion. The Journal of Popular Culture, 36(1), 68-85.

Kan, Kat., & Fletcher-Spear, Kristin. Showing anime in the library. Voice of Youth Advocates, 25(1), 20-23.

Kawashima, Terry. Seeing faces, making races: Challenging visual tropes of racial difference. Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism, 3(1), 161-190.

*** OPEN ACCESS *** Kim, Kyu Huyn. Girl (and boy) troubles in animeland: Exploring representations of gender in Japanese animated films. Education About Asia, 7(1), 38-46.

King, Christopher. Baby you can drive my bed: Technology and old age in Japanese animated film. Journal of Aging and Identity, 7(2), 83-98.

Maynard, Michael L. Friendly fantasies in Japanese advertising: Persuading Japanese teens through cartoonish art. International Journal of Comic Art, 4(2), 241-260.

*** OPEN ACCESS *** McGray, Douglas. Japan’s Gross National Cool. Foreign Policy, 130, 44-54.

*** OPEN ACCESS *** McLelland, Mark J. Kamingu auto: Homosexuality & popular culture in Japan. IIAS Newsletter, 29, 7.

Mehra, Salil. Copyright and comics in Japan: Does law explain why all the cartoons my kid watches are Japanese imports? Rutgers Law Review, 55(1), 155-204.

Miyamoto, Hirohito. The formation of an impure genre – on the origins of manga. Review of Japanese Culture and Society, 14, 39-48.

Morris-Suzuki, Tessa, & Rimmer, Peter. Virtual memories: Japanese history debates in manga and cyberspace. Asian Studies Review, 26(2), 147-164.

Natsume, Fusanosuke. Japanese manga encounter the world. Japan Echo, 29(3), 63-66.

Ng, Benjamin Wai-Ming. The impact of Japanese comics and animation in Asia. Journal of Japanese Trade & Industry, 21(4), 30-33.

Ng, Ross Wing-Yee. Log into comics. E-Journal on Hong Kong Cultural and Social Sciences, 2.

Ono, Kosei. Girls’ own comics. Look Japan, 558, 34-36.

Onoda, Natsu. Drag prince in spotlight: Theatrical cross-dressing in Osamu Tezuka’s early shojo manga. International Journal of Comic Art, 4(2), 124-138.

Perper, Timothy, & Cornog, Martha. Eroticism for the masses: Japanese manga comics and their assimilation into the U.S. Sexuality and Culture, 6(1), 3-126.

*** OPEN ACCESS *** Phillipps, Susanne. Images of Asia in Japanese best-selling manga. Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies.

*** OPEN ACCESS *** Thill, Scott. The wizard of awe: Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away. Bright Lights Film Journal, 38.

Tomii, Reiko. Akasegawa Genpei’s The Sakura Illustrated: When the Good Old Man makes a dead tree flower and the bad old man throws a fire bomb. International Journal of Comic Art, 4(2), 209-223.