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Manga and Anime Go to Hollywood

Northrop Davis
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, An imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2016.
Language
English
Variant Title
Manga & anime go to Hollywood
ISBN
9781623562489, 1623562481, 9781623561444, 1623561442, 9781623560386, 978162356630
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Summary
"The first ever look at how major Hollywood movies were adapted from Japanese mangas and animes"--
Contents
  • Introduction : wind from the East : the worldwide success of manga and anime and an overview of their impact on Hollywood
  • Characteristics of manga and anime that make them attractive to Hollywood
  • Divergent DNA : modern manga's ancestry leading up to the beginning of modernization of the form by Tezuka in the World War II era
  • Modern manga is developed, with heavy Hollywood movie/animation influences (the examples of similar DNA)
  • The manga industry today
  • Anime is born and invades America (and American TV goes to Japan and influences manga/anime)
  • Adaptations of manga and anime to American television and live-action movies (and what creators can learn from them and apply to their own works)
  • Hollywood adaptation case study #1 : in defense of Speed Racer
  • Hollywood adaptation case study #2 : Astro Boy
  • The screenplay and television script's crucial role in adaptations, plus pitching and the green-light (studio approval for production)
  • The future of this hybridity
  • Afterword : manga in education : the practical benefits of creating manga; two manga production teaching examples.
Description
xxviii, 410 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-398) and index.
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