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?

Links for question 7:

https://www.google.co.nz/amp/s/www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/why-the-pioneering-japanese-anime-akira-remains-relevant-30-years-later/2018/07/12/b7577c74-813f-11e8-b851-5319c08f7cee_story.html%3foutputType=amp

https://www.google.co.nz/amp/s/www.vice.com/amp/en_ca/article/kwk55w/how-akira-has-influenced-modern-culture