Anime: Origins, Forms, Mutations

AMES 561

Historical origins of Japanese anime, as well as its status as art, narrative, genre. Ways in which anime mutates: formally (literature, manga, live action), culturally (fashion, otaku, fan communities), geographically. No prior knowledge of subject matter or Japanese language required. Not open to students who have taken AMES 361 Anime: Forms and Mutations.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • CINE 541
  • VMS 541
Typically Offered
Occasionally