Week 5 Questions – Anime

Please choose ONE of the following questions and respond to it (using references) in a post tagged under this page.

4. Looking at Napier and Cavallaro (2006), discuss how anime is culturally ‘located’ – in the East or West, or somewhere else?

5. What genre or genres is Princess Mononoke? How does it relate to its ‘prequel,’ Nausicaā ?

6. What is the ‘shōjo’ and how does it often function in anime?

7. In what ways might Akira, Nausicaā and Mononoke be considered prescient?

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