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But is it art? Anime in the 'post-cinematic' age

/ Nov 14, 2015

But is it art? Anime in the 'post-cinematic' age

The past 15 years have seen a boom in academic studies of anime, ranging from thematic and cultural analysis such as Susan J. Napier's "Anime from Akira to Howl's Moving Castle" to formal theory based on technical processes and the nature of two-dimensional images ...