Outside Japan, the term amangaa usually refers to comics originally published in Japan. Yet nowadays many publications labelled amangaa are not translations of Japanese works but rather have been wholly conceived and created elsewhere. This book takes seriously the political economy and cultural production of this so-called aglobal mangaa produced throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia and explores the conditions under which it arises and flourishes; what counts as amangaa and who gets to decide; the implications of global manga for contemporary economies of cultural and creative labour; the ways in which it is shaped by or mixes with local cultural forms and contexts; and, ultimately, what it means for manga to be aauthenticallya Japanese in the first place.... novels that convey cultural themes and narratives of Japan. second, i investigate the appropriation of ayaoia and ayuria ... Transmedia and Transcultural Fandom in Western countries, manga projects often emerge as cult comics that draw fananbsp;...
|Author||:||Dr Casey Brienza|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-07-28|