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The Soul of Anime: Collaborative Creativity and Japan's Media Success Story
by Ian Condry
Duke University Press, 2013
eISBN: 978-0-8223-9755-7 | Cloth: 978-0-8223-5380-5 | Paper: 978-0-8223-5394-2
Library of Congress Classification NC1766.J3C57 2013
Dewey Decimal Classification 791.43340952

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
In The Soul of Anime, Ian Condry explores the emergence of anime, Japanese animated film and television, as a global cultural phenomenon. Drawing on ethnographic research, including interviews with artists at some of Tokyo's leading animation studios—such as Madhouse, Gonzo, Aniplex, and Studio Ghibli—Condry discusses how anime's fictional characters and worlds become platforms for collaborative creativity. He argues that the global success of Japanese animation has grown out of a collective social energy that operates across industries—including those that produce film, television, manga (comic books), and toys and other licensed merchandise—and connects fans to the creators of anime. For Condry, this collective social energy is the soul of anime.

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