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By Jonathan Clements

eastern animation is on the nexus of a global multimedia worthy over $6.5 billion a 12 months, associated with every little thing from manga to laptop video games, Pokémon and plushies. during this finished consultant, Jonathan Clements chronicles the construction and
reception historical past of the complete medium, from a handful of hobbyists within the 1910s to the Oscar-winning lively Away and beyond.

Exploring the cultural and technological advancements of the earlier century, Clements addresses problems with historiography inside of eastern educational discourse and covers formerly overlooked subject matters reminiscent of wartime educational animation and work-for-hire for
American consumers. based at the tales of pros, and drawing on a myriad of Japanese-language records, memoirs and books, Anime: A History illuminates the anime enterprise from the interior – investigating its innovators, its unsung heroes and its controversies.

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