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Author Papp, Zilia.

Title Anime and its roots in early Japanese monster art / by Zilia Papp.

Publication Info. Folkestone : Global Oriental, 2010.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 180 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Yōkai art : from prehistory to modernity. What are yōkai? ; Type of yōkai ; Yōkai of the mountain ; Yōkai of the water ; Yōkai of the village and the home ; The art of yōkai ; Yōkai of prehistory ; Jomon art ; The one-eyed god ; The end of the Jomon Period ; Horrors of the Heian Period ; Demon parade of the Muromachi period ; Codified monsters of Edo ; Militarized monsters of Meiji ; The Meiji Restoration and yōkai ; The folk studies of Yanagita Kunio ; Yōkai go to war -- Enter the limping hero. Mizuki Shigeru, professor of yōkai ; Early years (1922-41) ; War years (1942-45) ; Postwar years (1945- ) ; Tricksters animated ; Daddy Eyeball ; Graveyard Kitaro, the pseudo folk superhero ; The limping hero ; Ratman -- Art history meets Gegegeno Kitaro. The illustrated night parade of one hundred demons, 1776 ; The illustrated one hundred demons from the present and the past, 1779 ; Supplement to the one hundred demons from the present and the past, 1781 ; The illustrated bag of one hundred demons, 1781 ; Yanagita Kunio's Yōkai meii -- Yōkai in cinema, 1968-2008. Great yōkai wars 1966-2005 ; Yōkai daisensō in manga, 1966 ; Yōkai daisensō in animation, 1968 ; Yōkai Daisensō in film., 1968 ; Yōkai daisensō in remake, 2005 ; Yōkai daisensō character design ; Yōkai daisensō demon parade ; Kitaro on film, 2007 ; Dotaro, 2007 ; Cat-eye boy, 2006 -- Monsters march on. Kitaro in the context of Superflat ; yōkai landscape.
Summary Japanese anime plays a major role in modern popular visual culture and aesthetics. This study puts today's anime in historical context by tracking the visual links between Edo- and Meiji- period painters and the post-war period animation and manga series Gegegeno Kitaro by Mizuki Shigeru.
Note Print version record.
Subject Gegege no Kitarô.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan -- History and criticism.
Animated films -- Japan -- History and criticism.
Art, Japanese -- Influence.
Art, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868.
Art, Japanese -- Meiji period, 1868-1912.
Monsters in art.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Manga -- Erotica.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Manga -- Fantasy.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Manga -- Gay & Lesbian.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Manga -- Historical Fiction.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Manga -- Horror.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Manga -- Media Tie-In.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Manga -- Romance.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Manga -- Science Fiction.
Animated films. (OCoLC)fst00809611
Art, Japanese -- Edo period. (OCoLC)fst01711011
Art, Japanese -- Influence. (OCoLC)fst00816482
Art, Japanese -- Meiji period. (OCoLC)fst01711014
Comic books, strips, etc. (OCoLC)fst00869145
Monsters in art. (OCoLC)fst01025758
Japan. (OCoLC)fst01204082
Chronological Term 1600-1912
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Other Form: Print version: Papp, Zilia. Anime and its roots in early Japanese monster art. Folkestone : Global Oriental, 2010 9781906876180 (OCoLC)465369902
Standard No. 9786612557897
ISBN 9789004202870 (electronic bk.)
9004202870 (electronic bk.)
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