Bibliographie essentielle de l’anime

Suite à mon commentaire sur Encyclopédie des Animés v. 1, j’ajoute cette bibliographie essentielle de l’anime. J’ai déjà mis en ligne une bibliographie de la culture japonaise (anime, manga, etc.) mais elle n’a pas été mise à jour depuis belle lurette et la plupart des hyperliens (vers d’autres sites et les images) sont morts (faudra que je corrige cela éventuellement). Alors, en attendant, voici une petite mise à jour pour l’Anime 

En français

En Anglais

En Italien

  • BARICORDI, Andrea; De GIOVANNI, Massimiliano; PIETRONI, Andrea; ROSSI, Barbara and TUNESI, Sabrina. Anime: Guida al cinema d’animazione giapponese. Bologna: Granata Press, 1991. 320 pages. ISBN 88-7248-014-0. 35,000 L. [ GoodreadsWorldCat ]
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Old Books (updated)

Here is an updated list of my old books collection. It is a part of my Cabinet of curiosities.

16th – 17th centuries

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[Iustiniani Augusti] Digestorum sev pandectarum (Pars qvarta [liber XX – XXVII]), De Pignoribvs et hypothecis, Cum Priuilegio Regis, Lvgdvni [London], Apud Gulielmu Rouillium, 1581.

My oldest book is volume four (books 20 to 27) of a 1581 latin edition of the Digest or Pandects by the emperor Justinian I which constitute a compendium of Roman laws.

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old_books-1594_img_0105Aesopi Phrygis: Fabulae Elegantissimis iconibus veras animalium speciesad viuum adumbrantibus; Gabriae Graeci Fabellae XLIII ; batrachomyomachia Homeri, hoc est, ranarum et murium pugna. galeomyomachia, hoc est, felium et murium pugna tragoedia graeca. Haec omnia cum latina interpretatione ; accesserunt Auieni antiqui autoris fabulae. Editio postrema, caeteris omnibus castigatior. M D XCIII [1594]. Apud Ioan[nem] Tornaesium, Typ. Regivm Lvgd[uni] [London].

More interesting is this 1593 illustrated edition of Aesop’s Fables with opposing Greek and Latin texts.

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Old_books-1621_img_1991API𝚺TOTELOY𝚺 𝚷O𝚲ITIK𝛀N BIB.[λία] O.[κτώ]. ARISTOTELIS POLITICORVM LIBRI VIII (Aristotle’s Politics, in eight books). cum perpetua Danielis Heinsii in omnes libros paraphrasi; cedit accuratus rerum index. LVGDVNI BATAVORVM (Leyden, Netherland). Ex Officinâ ELZEVIRIANA. ANNO clↄ Iↄ CXXI. (MDCXXI / Year 1621).

This book is an in octavo (8vo, i.e. about 5.25 x 7.25 inches / 13 x 18 cm), set in contemporary full vellum, yapp edges, handwritten title on the spine (faded in this case). Besides a few stain, annotations and worm holes it is in pretty good shape. It has 1045 pages, plus sixteen introductory pages and a forty pages index (so it is 2.5 inches thick). It is a first Elzevir edition, presenting the Greek and Latin texts in parallel, with a commented synopsis (in Latin) by Daniel Heins for each book. According to the colophon, the typesetting was done by Isaac Elzevir.

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old_books-1633_img_0103Svmma Omnivm Conciliorvm et Pontificvm, Rothomagi [Rouen], Apud Ioannem de la Mare, M DC XXXIII [1633].

This 1633 latin edition offers a compilation of conciliar and pontifical edicts. Those canonico-legal texts are rather insipid but the thick velum book with a pig-skin cover has quite a nice look.

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old_books-1643_img_0104Qvinti Horatii Flacci Poemata, Amstelod [Amsterdam], Apud Ioa[nnem] Ianssonium, MDCXXXXIII [1643].

A 1643 latin edition of the poems of Horace.

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Old_books-1659_img_4317VALERE MAXIME, A PARIS, CLAVDE BARBIN, dans la grand’ Salle du Palais, du cofté de la Salle Dauphine, au Signe de la Croix. M.DC.LIX. [1659]”

The title of the book (which doesn’t appear on the first page) is “Factotum ac dictorum memorabilium libri IX” [nine books of memorable deeds and sayings]. The binding (pork skin?) includes two volumes (it’s 4.5 cm thick), in the sextodecimo format (in-16, in this case 8 x 12.75 cm) . According to the note from Mr. de Freitas, it’s the second edition in French, translated by Jean Claveret. It is a collections of a thousand historical anecdotes, many lifted from earlier Roman writers, re-drafted by Valerius Maximus as moral and social models. It was written during the reign of Tiberius (around around CE 30 or 31). It is quite interesting…

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old_books-1664_img_0102Lucien, de la traduction de N. Perrot, Sr. d’Ablancourt, à Amsterdam, chez Jean de Ravestein [Johannes Van Ravesteyn], M D C LXIV [1664].

My favourite old book: a 1664 old-french edition of the works of Lucian of Samosata.

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Old_books-1667_img_6394Instructio Sacerdotum, ac Poenitentium (…) [Instruction des prêtres sur le repentir], par Francisco de Toledo; Sacramento Ordinis, par Martino Fornario; Tractatus de origine et clausura sanctimonialium, par Andrea Victorello;  Institutio confessariorum, par Martino Fornario. Venetia, Caroli Conzatti, 1667.

In-quarto, four books in one. The subject is of little interest and the book is in rather average condition (some pages are warped, stained, or with traces of wetting) but this is my first in-4 book (and the first from an Italian publisher), acquired at a good price.

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18th – 19th centuries

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old_books-1716_img_0108The Apologies of Justin Martyr, Tertullian, and Minutius Felix. In Defence of the Christian Religion with the Commonitory of Vincentius Lirinensis, Converning the Primitive Rule of Faith, Translated from their originals, by William Reeves, In Two Volumes, London, 1716.

More recent but interesting is this English translation of three christian apologistsJustin Martyr, Tertullian, and Minutius Felix.

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old_books-1748_img_0107Histoire de l’Empereur Jovien et traductions de quelques ouvrages de l’Empereur Julien [Les Césars, Misopogon, Lettres, Fable Allegorique], par l’Abbé de la Bleterie [en deux tomes], à Paris, chez Prault fils, M DCC CLVIII [1748].

18th century french history book about the Emperor Jovian with translation of ancient texts by Emperor Julian.

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old_books-1752_img_0114Sermons du Père de Segaud. Tome Troisième, À Paris, Chez Hippolyte-Louis Guerin, M DCC LII [1752].

A volume of religious texts about Lent from mid-18th century, in French. Uninteresting but still a nice old book.

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old_books-1761_img_0109Histoire de France, depuis l’établissement de la monarchie jusqu’au règne de Louis XIV, par M. l’Abbé Velly [en 30 tomes], À Paris, Chez Desaint & Saillant, M DCC LXI [1761].

A superb collection of books about the history of France, but which doesn’t covers the french revolution since it was published before it happened! A nice set of 30 volumes!

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old_books-1764_img_0112Méditations sur les Vérités Chrétienne et Ecclésiastiques, Anonymes [Joseph Chevassu], [en 6 tomes], À Lyon, Chez Jean-Marie Bruyset, M DCC LXIV [1764].

“Tirées des Epîtres & Évangiles qui se lisent à la sainte Messe tous les dimanches. Pour se disposer à célébrer ou à communier dignement, connoître les devoirs du Sacerdoces, & se mettre en état de faire les Instructions utiles aux Ecclésiastiques & au Peuple, pour touts les jours & les principales fêtes de l’année. Depuis l’avent, jusqu’au premier Dimanche de Carême.”

Extracts of the Bible to prepare oneself (but mostly priests) for the mass’ celebration. Boring religious stuff, but a nice mid-18th century old book set nevertheless.

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old_books-1784_img_0113Méthode pour la direction des âmes dans le tribunal de la pénitence, et pour le bon gouvernement des paroisses. Anonyme [Joseph Pochard], À Besançon, Chez Lepagnez l’aîné, M DCC LXXXIV [1784].

Similar to the previous title, but late-18th century. Two volumes in the in-duodecimo format (in-12: each printed sheet [folio] was folded to give twelve small sheets or twenty-four pages; this very common format was varying according to the size of the original folio, but it was averaging the size of today’s pocket format).

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old_books-1787_img_0111Les Siècles Chrétiens, ou Histoire du Christianisme. Dans son établissement et ses progrès depuis J.C. jusqu’à nos jours, Anonyme [Gabriel Marin Ducreux], [en cinq tomes], À Paris, chez Gueffier & Moutard, M DCC LXXXVII [1787].

A late-18th century book about the history of Christianity.

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old_books-1817_img_0115Lycée, ou cours de littérature ancienne et moderne, par J. F. Laharpe [Tome quatrième, cinquième et sixième], À Paris, Chez Et. Ledoux et Tenré, 1817.

Three volumes (out of sixteen ?) from an history of ancient and modern literature. I have a lot of those early 19th-century books, but this one has a relatively interesting subject.

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Old_books-1821_img_2029L’Abeille Française, ou Leçons de Littérature et de Morale, tirées de la célèbre collection de MM. Noël et De La Place, et destinées à l’usuage des écoles franc̦aises dans les États Unis d’Amérique, par J.B.A.M. Deseze. Seconde Édition. Publiée et Imprimée par Joseph Desnoues, Imprimeur, à New York. 1821.

In bad condition and missing its cover but it’s the only old book I have printed in the Americas.

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Old_books-1846b_img_4392NATURAL HISTORY; or, a Description of the Earth and of Animated Nature, Compiled from the Works of Buffon, Goldsmith, Cuvier, Shaw, Vaillant, Humbolt, Audubon, &c., A New Edition, Improved and Enlarged. By Richard Cope. Halifax: Printed and Published by William Milner, Cheapside. MDCCCXLVI [1846].

Old_books-1846a_img_4305I found this book in my father’s library. It’s an octavo volume (15 x 24 x 5 cm) of 730 pages, with a cardboard cover, covered with brown cloth and thin leather. Unfortunately it was missing the front page so I had no idea who was the author or when it was published. The only clue was in the colophon: “William Milner, Printer, Cheapside, Halifax”… I then started a long investigation that allowed me to learn more about the book, its author and its publisher (Latest Acquisition , Investigation Update, A Sequel, Final Research). It’s just a mid-ninetieth century book, but it is in good condition and presents an interesting subject. And all the researches I made have endeared it even more to me…

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Old_books-1856_img_2028Rome, Lettres d’un Pèlerin, par Edmond Lafond. 2 vol. Paris: Ambroise Bray, Libraire-Éditeur. MDCCCLVI [1856].

The travelogue of a pilgrim in Rome. “A work that rightfully fits into the tradition of the grand tour and offers a series of sometimes curious and unusual observations on Italian customs and habits. The aspect of the artistic descriptions is not negligible. (…) This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is pat of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.” Not very old but culturally interesting…

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old_books-1896_img_0116Journal de la Jeunesse, Paris: Hachette, 1896.

This is the annual compilation (with its characteristic red-binding) for a periodical dedicated to well-off kids between ten and fifteen years-old, published between 1873 and 1914. It offers a mix of educational articles and short stories (Source: Wikipedia). This is the compilation for 1896. Interesting subject and still old enough to be cherished.

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Life at the time of the Corona

Or what to do when you’re stuck at home because of the COVID-19 social distancing mesures. 

There is not much we can do besides sleeping, taking walks in the park (while keeping our distance from other people), reading books, watching TV series or movies, or using the internet to virtually travel elsewhere. We took a little time to gather for you a few suggestions of places where you can find pleasurable distractions. Enjoy !

Reading

All libraries are closed but — if you don’t already have a good book collection at home or a nearby book store — you can always rely on digital books. Beside the obvious commercial options (Amazon, Audible, Barnes & Noble, Kobo), here are a few suggestions to find free digital books:

More precisely, if you want to read free manga online (see also a list on epubor), here a few suggestions:

Movies & music

There are plenty of free music streaming sites on the internet (Spotify, Pandora, Google Play, iHeartRadio, etc.) but personally I use mainly Internet Radio, Stingray, and TuneIn. 

However, beyond the commercial streaming sites (Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV+, Disney+, Hulu, Netflix, etc.), the free movies streaming sites are less well-known. Here are a few suggestions:

Also, if you are interesting in Japan and Japanese culture, I suggest you stream shows from NHK World.

Virtual visits

You can find a lot of places to visit virtually on Google: Art & Culture, but here are a few suggestions:

Museums

Music

Nature

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20 Years of Protoculture

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This article was first published in Protoculture Addicts #94 (Nov.-Dec. 2007): 21-27. It was celebrating the 20th anniversary of the magazine. For this version, I have added a few details and corrections, and I have omitted some illustrations (but added some new ones), as well as removed the sidebars (Uh?! for episodes 1-6, Top Uh?!, Where are they now) and the articles’ index that were part of the original article.

It might be hard to believe, but this magazine has been in publication for twenty years. I, myself, am amazed by this fact. Twenty years already? It didn’t feel that long. But, yeah, I’ve spent nearly half my life working on Protoculture Addicts, and I don’t regret a single moment of it. Like any anniversary, it makes me nostalgic (well, the fact that I am listening to soundtracks from Macross, Mospeada and Robotech while writing this certainly add to this feeling). It makes me think of the good ol’ years, of friends that I have not seen in a long time. But there’s no time for melancholy— anniversaries need to be celebrated! In the past, when I wanted to do a special issue, I usually added more colour. 

Unfortunately, I cannot do that now since we are already full-colour and we are still not big enough to add goodies like a free DVD. However, I quickly realized that the best way to celebrate the magazine was to tell you its story. I am sure that, once you know a little more about where it’s coming from, you’ll better appreciate the magazine. After all, it started like an episode of Comic Party or Doujin Work—a crazy idea in the mind of a bunch of idle college kids. So please, gather around, be quiet (gee, I feel like Uncle Carl when he was telling one of his anecdotes), and listen to this very special anime story… 

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Suggestion list of adult manga

At the library where I work we have a small to medium size collection of manga but only in French (very few in English). That’s to be expected since one of the mandates of our library is to foster the learning of French among the city’s (or the province’s) new-comer population. However, since the population we are serving is in majority anglophone, one of the librarians thought that it would be nice to develop a little more our nearly inexistant English manga collection. I am offering a few suggestions…

Most of the manga publishers target their releases toward kids and teenagers (kodomo, shōnen, shōjo) and just a few publishers put out manga really aimed at adults (seinen, josei, gekiga) — and I am not talking here about manga of sensual or erotic nature (LadiComi, yaoi, yuri, etc.).

The more traditional manga are translated and distributed by publishers like:

while the more serious and alternative titles (and unfortunately often less popular) comes from publishers like:

For this list, I avoided titles that we already had in our collection in French and — considering that we already had a few gekiga in French, that seinen or josei are also often targeted at teenagers, and that I think we should support local publishers like Drawn & Quarterly — I tried instead to favour more classical or serious manga (hence a selection of mostly gekiga, including mangaka in the likes of Shigeru Mizuki, Yoshihiro Tatsumi, Osamu Tezuka, or the more recent Jiro Taniguchi). I am indicating in the list if a title is already available in the Montreal Libraries’s network (even if it is only in French or only in one library).

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The Controversial Art of Reviewing

Last September I wrote an essay on the “Subtile art of writing a review/commentary” (in French, but it is also available in a machine-translated English version). It is an essay I wanted to write for a long time, explaining how I was approaching the writing of a book or movie review — which I did for twenty years for a magazine. The funny thing is that I discovered a few weeks ago that I had already written that article in 2009 (in English) and forgot about it! I was checking out some old hard drives looking for something and stumble upon this article that I had written for a special issue (PAX #3) of the magazine I was working for, but we stop publication before it was released. It is based on the guidelines I wrote for our staff writers. My views on how to write a review have not change much since then. I thought it would be interesting to share it with the readers of this blog.

Reviewing a media product (wether it is a book, a manga, an anime series or a live-action movie) might seems an easy task, but in reality it is far from being simple. In fact, we are all doing it when we express an opinion to friends, but it is usually done in an emotional and very imprecise manner: “it was so bad, man” or “it was really cool.” In opposition, a professional reviewer—someone who does it for a living—must do his/her best to remain objective, precise and rigorous.

I admit that, if I always try to be an objective and precise reviewer, I am rarely rigorous. I am lazy and tend to keep my reviews short, introducing the subject and expressing my opinion in the most elementary manner. Today everybody is a critic as they can easily post what they think of this or that on their blog , but what makes the appraisal of a professional reviewer more interesting and valuable is experience. I’ve spent about two decades watching videos or films and reading books related to the subjects I review. I have therefore developped a methodology to assess the subject, an understanding of its workings and a set of criteria that—I hope—better equip me to examine and judge a particular media product.

In this article I have attempted to explain how I approach the writing of a review, what I think a review should be and what aspects of a medium I take in consideration when writing a review. I wanted to talked about this for a long time as I think it can offer interesting insights to both our readers and would-be reviewers.

First, there is two types of reviews: the basic or elementary review (the one I tend to favour) and the exhaustive review.

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Genres et littératures (3)

Sources et Bibliographie complémentaire

Pour compléter mon essai sur les Genres et littérature (0: Introduction, 1: Littératures rationnelles, 2: Littératures de l’Imaginaire) je vous présente ici la liste des sources que j’ai utilisé ainsi qu’une bibliographie complémentaire pour ceux et celles qui désireraient pousser plus loin sur le sujet.

Sources

ALLARD, Yvon. Paralittérature. Montréal, La Centrale des Bibliothèques, 1979. 728 p. ISBN 2-89059-000-3. [ BiblioWorldCat ]

AMALRIC, Hélène. Le guide des 100 polars incontournables. Paris, Libris, 2008. 110 p. ISBN 978-2-290-00919-2. [ BiblioWorldCat ]

BARETS, Stan. Catalogue des âmes et cycles de la S.F.. Paris: Denoël, 1979. 298 p. [ BiblioWorldCat ]

BARETS, Stan. Le Science-fictionnaire 2. Paris, Denoël (Présence du Futur #549), 1994. 332 p. ISBN 978-2-207-30565-1. [ BiblioWorldCat ]

BOGDANOFF, Igor & Grichka. Clefs pour la science-fiction. Paris, Seghers, 1976. 378 p. [ WorldCat ]

Collections : La revue de la littérature d’ici pour les bibliothèques d’ici. Montreal, Association Nationale des Éditeurs de Livres, 52 p. Vol. 1, No 3 (Avril 2014): Le roman historique, Vol. 1, No 4 (Juin 2014): Polars, thrillers et romans policiers et Vol. 2, No 6 (Novembre 2015): Littérature et imaginaire.

Éditions Alire: Catalogue 2015-2016. Québec, Éditions Alire, 2015. 98 p.

JANELLE, Claude. Le DALIAF: Dictionnaire des auteurs des littératures de l’imaginaire en Amérique française. Québec, Les éditions Alire, 2011. 535 p. ISBN 978-2-8961507-4-8. [ BiblioWorldCat ]

Lire: Special Polar (Juin 2010).

SPINRAD, Norman, ”Les Neuromantiques” in Univers 1987. Paris: J’ai Lu (#2165), pp. 256-278. [ WorldCat ]

J’ai également essayé d’inclure le plus d’hyper-liens possible (principalement vers Wikipedia) afin de renvoyer les lecteurs vers des références plus développées et ainsi limiter cet essai à un bref schéma visant simplement à introduire le sujet. Veuillez prendre note que d’autres hyper-liens seront ajouté avec le temps (pour les auteurs et les titres).

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Genres et littératures (2)

Littératures de l’imaginaire

J’ai précédemment parlé des genres littéraires rationnels (les genres ordinaires, voir banal — mundane comme ils disent en anglais) qui sont ancrés dans la réalité. Il me reste donc à vous entretenir des genres littéraires de l’imaginaire. Un collègue les avait sommairement définit comme “des histoires qui ne se peuvent pas”, qui se déroulent dans un monde entièrement ou partiellement créé par l’auteur. Ils se divisent en trois grandes catégories qui se définissent grossièrement comme suit:

  1. le fantastique, où l’on imagine ce qui est, mais autrement, ce qui existe en dehors des normes, de façon irrationnel, caché, ailleurs ou au-delà de notre réalité quotidienne (par exemple: le surnaturel)
  2. la fantasy, où l’on imagine ce qui aurait pu être dans le passé ou dans un autre monde (par exemple : la magie)
  3. la science-fiction, où l’on imagine ce qui sera dans un avenir immédiat ou lointain (par exemple : un empire galactique)

Les genres tendent à être définit par leurs styles littéraires et les thèmes qu’ils utilisent. Je ne m’attarderai pas vraiment sur le style mais plutôt sur les thèmes et les sujets qui caractérisent un genre. De ce point de vue, les trois grands genres de l’imaginaire sont assez aisé à définir. Ce qui est plus difficile à définir ce sont les nombreux sous-genres pour chacune de ces catégories. Non seulement les érudits ne semblent pas s’entendre sur leur nomenclature mais la frontière est parfois floue entre les différents sous-genres (leurs multiples variantes ont parfois des tonalités assez similaires). Alors, comme je l’ai fait pour les genres rationnels, je vais vous présenter ici les principaux genres des littératures de l’imaginaire, les définir du mieux que je peux, en expliquer les sous-genres majeures (ou les regrouper selon leurs similarités) et donner quelques exemples d’auteurs ou de titres.

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References

I am putting under the Category “References” all the posts that are more articles then quick blurb on my principal subjects of interest (like anime & manga, literature, etc.). This will includes my own Bibliography, the Essential anime- & manga-related bibliography that I have compiled over the years, and my (still incomplete) article on the various genres and sub-genres of literature.

Of course, those articles would probably fit better as “pages” rather than “posts”, but since they were created as posts (and I couldn’t find a way to convert them) I decided to keep them that way. Future articles will probably be formated as pages.

Also, since this is a crucial part of this blog, this category will have its own set of sub-menu.

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Otaku & other popular (sub)culture phenomenons

Many elements of the Japanese teens subculture are generated, influenced or more often simply expressed by anime & manga: otaku, enjo k?sai (teenage prostitution), hikikomori, kar?shi (overwork death), idols, cosplay (as well as various fashion styles like gothic lolita, kogal or ganguro), hentai (including yaoi [“Boys’ Love”, i.e. manga showing romantic relationships between male characters], yuri [“Girls’ love”], lolicon [underage love], panchira [panties shots] and burusera [stores for panties & school uniforms fetishists]), manga café, kawaii, moe — just to name the few that quickly come to mind. Also, Japanese (pop)culture is having (as it often had in the past, i.e. “japonisme”) a great influence on our western culture (and particularly, lately, on the teen pop-culture, with the so-called Japanification).

Therefore, this is a subject particular enough to deserve a separate entry in my “Anime & Manga Bibliography”.

Index

The essentials
More anime & manga references
Otaku & other popular (sub)culture phenomenons
Japanese culture
Japanese drama & cinema
Japanese economy, geography & history
Japanese language
Japanese literature
Various others

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Otaku & other popular (sub)culture phenomenons

(Collectif). Cosplay Girls: Japan’s live animation heroines. Tokyo, DH Publishing (Cocoro books), 2003. 96 pg. $30.00 US. ISBN 978-0-9723124-2-0.

 

(Collectif). Eastern Standard Time: A Guide to Asian Influence on American Culture from Astro Boy to Zen Buddhism. Boston, Mariner Books, 344 pg. $24.95. ISBN 978-0-395-76341-X. See the review in PA.

 

(Collectif). Japan Edge: The Insider’s Guide to Japanese Pop Subculture. San Francisco, Cadence Books, 1999. 200 pg. $19.95 US / $29.95 Can. ISBN 978-1-56931-345-8.

 

AZUMA, Hiroki (Translated by Abel, Jonathan E. & KONO, Shion). Otaku: Japan’s database animals. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2009. 144 pg. ISBN 978-0-8166-5352-2.

 

BARRAL, Étienne. Otaku: Les enfants du virtuel. Paris, Denoël (Impacts), 1999. 314 pg. ISBN 978-2-207-24319-2.

 

KELTS, Roland. Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S. Hampshire (UK), Palgrave MacMillan, 2007. 242 pg. $14.95 / $17.25 Can. ISBN 978-1-4039-8476-0.

 

MACWILLIAMS, Mark W. (Ed.). Japanese Visual Culture. Explorations in the World of Manga and Anime. Armonk NY, ME Sharpe/East Gate, 2008. 352 pg. ISBN 978-0765616029.

 

WEST, Mark I. (Ed.). The Japanification of Children’s Popular Culture: From Godzilla to Miyazaki. Lanham, Scarecrow Press, 2009. 294 pg. ISBN 978-0-8108-5121-4.

 

WICHMANN, Siegfried. Japonisme: The Japanese influence on Western art since 1858. New York, Thames & Hudson, 1981. 432 p. ISBN 978-0-500-28163-7.

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