Millennial Monsters

Throughout the long years of researching and writing Millennial Monsters, I have been grateful for the support of many colleagues: Hideko Abe, Jonathan Allum, Harumi Befu, Ted Bestor, Elizabeth Chin, Leo Ching, Ian Condry, Dwayne Dixon, ...

Millennial Monsters

Millennial Monsters

Millennial Monsters explores the global popularity of Japanese consumer culture--including manga (comic books), anime (animation), video games, and toys--and questions the make-up of fantasies nand capitalism that have spurred the industry's growth.

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Millennial Monsters
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Anne Allison
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Millennial Monsters explores the global popularity of Japanese consumer culture--including manga (comic books), anime (animation), video games, and toys--and questions the make-up of fantasies nand capitalism that have spurred the industry's growth.
Japan's Green Monsters
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Sean Rhoads, Brooke McCorkle
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-29 - Publisher: McFarland

In 1954, a massive irradiated dinosaur emerged from Tokyo Bay and rained death and destruction on the Japanese capital: Godzilla. Over the course of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first, Godzilla and other monsters such as Mothra and Gamera continually plague Japan and its people. These Japanese giant monsters,
The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-01 - Publisher: Routledge

From vampires and demons to ghosts and zombies, interest in monsters in literature, film, and popular culture has never been stronger. This concise Encyclopedia provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative A-Z of monsters throughout the ages. It is the first major reference book on monsters for the
Monsters and Monstrosity from the Fin de Siecle to the Millennium
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Sharla Hutchison, Rebecca A. Brown
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-03 - Publisher: McFarland

Zombies, vampires and ghosts feature prominently in nearly all forms of entertainment in the 21st century, including popular fiction, film, comics, television and computer games. But these creatures have been vital to the entertainment industry since the best-seller books of a century and half ago. Monsters don't just invade popular
Utopic Dreams and Apocalyptic Fantasies
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Talmadge J. Wright, David G. Embrick, Andras Lukacs
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-25 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Utopic Dreams and Apocalyptic Fantasies invites us to examine critical questions about video game play, pleasure, and fantasy from a sociological perspective.