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"Creating 'Korean' Astro Boy Atom" in 

Japanese Animation: Asian Perspectives
edited by Masao Yokota and Tze-yue G. Hu 

Dong-Yeon Koh, "Creating “Korean” Astro Boy Atom: The Reception of Japanese Manga and Animation in Korean Art and Culture," in Japanese Animation: Asian Perspectives ed. by Yokota Masao, Jackson: University Press of Mississipi, pp. 155-182.

고동연, “‘한국식’ 아톰 보이: 한국예술과 문화에서 일본 만화의 수용에 관한 연구,” 『일본만화: 아시아적인 관점』, 요코타 마사오 편저, 미시시피 대학 출판사, pp. 155-182.


Book Description
Japanese Animationtime to English readership a selection of viewpoints from media practitioners, designers, educators, and scholars working in the East Asian Pacific. This collection not only engages a multidisciplinary approach in understanding the subject of Japanese animation but also shows ways to research, teach, and more fully explore this multidimensional world. Presented in six sections, the translated essays cross-reference each other. The collection adopts a wide range of critical, historical, practical, and experimental approaches. This variety provides a creative and fascinating edge for both specialist and nonspecialist readers. Contributors' works share a common relevance, interest, and involvement despite their regional considerations and the different modes of analysis demonstrated. They form a composite of teaching and research ideas on Japanese animation.


Masao Yokota, Tokyo, Japan, is professor of psychology at Nihon University and former chair of the Japan Society for Animation Studies. 


Table of Contents

A Note to the Reader ix
Acknowledgments xi


Frameworks of Teaching and Researching 3 (12)
Japanese Animation/ Tze-yue G Hu
Some Thoughts on the Research Essays and 15 (10)
Commentary/ Masao Yokota

Section One Animation Studies and Animation History in Japan 25 (9)
-A Bipolar Approach to Understanding the                           
History of Japanese Animation/ Nobuyuki Tsugata
-Reflections on the Wan Brothers' Letter to Japan: 34 (15)                  

-The Making of Princess Iron Fan/ Tze-yue G Hu
-On the Establishment and the History of the  49 (24)
-Japan Society for Animation Studies/ Masashi Koide & Joon Yang Kim
-More on the History of the Japan Society for Animation 73 (14)
-Studies: Historic Essentials of Animation Studies/ Hiroshi Ikeda,Masao Yokota, Tze-yue G Hu


Section Two Pioneers of Japanese Animation
-Chiyogami, Cartoon, Silhouette: The Transitions of 87 (11)

/ Ofuji Noburo/ Akiko Sano
-The Japanese Walt Disney: Masaoka Kenzo 98 (17)

/ Yasushi Watanabe & Sheuo Hui Gan
-Animating for "Whom" in the Aftermath of a 115(20)

World War/ Tze-yue G Hu
Section Three Popular Culture, East-West
-Expressions, and Tezuka Osamu Tezuka and Takarazuka: 135(20)
Intertwined Roots of Japanese Popular Culture/ Makiko Yamanashi
-Growing Up with Astro Boy and Mazinger Z: 155(28)
Industrialization, "High-Tech World," and Japanese Animation in the Art and Culture of South Korea/ Dong-Yeon Koh
-From Haiku and Handscroll to Tezuka: 183(16)
Refocusing Space and Camera in the Narrative of Animation/ Kenny K N Chow


Section Four Female Characters and
-Transnational Identities Grotesque Cuteness of Shojo: 199(24)
Representations of Goth-Loli in Japanese Contemporary TV Anime/ Akiko Sugawa-Shimada
-Animated Interracial Romantic Fantasies: 223(22)
Japanese Male and Non-Japanese Female Characters/ Joon Yang Kim

Section Five Artistic Animation and
-Expression in Japan 3D Computer Graphics: Creating and Teaching 245(20)  

Professional Animated Techniques in Innocence and Doraemon/ Tokumitsu Kifune, Sonoko Ishida & Joon Yang Kim
-Animation and Psychology: The Midlife Crisis of 265(22)
Kawamoto Kihachiro/ Masao Yokota


Section Six Japan's First Commercial
-Animation Studio after the Second World War: 287(10)
Toei The Background of the Making of Flying Phantom Ship/ Hiroshi Ikeda, Masao Yokota, & Tze-yue G Hu

Appendix 1 297(2)
Appendix 2 299(2)
Appendix 3 301(4)
List of Contributors 305(4)
Index 309

Paperback: 313 pages

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi (October 21, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1628461799
ISBN-13: 978-1628461794'


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© 2018. Koh, Dong-Yeon

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