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as of 7/3/2020

JAPANESE AND AMERICAN ANIMATION
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Doshisha University - 'Language & Culture, Doshisha Univ.'
UC Course SubjectAsian Studies
Number & Suffix: 119
Full UC Title: JAPANESE AND AMERICAN ANIMATION 
Transcript Title: JPN & US ANIMATION 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines anime as a global phenomenon. This course traces and compares the anime worldwide (not just focusing on Japan, but on the U.S. as well as Europe and Asia). The course discusses the early influence of Disney on anime, the history of anime exportation, the history of anime's outsourcing throughout Asia, contemporary anime made abroad, the differences in animation styles (e.g., full and limited animation), formal patterns (conventionalized expressions, narrative patterns), and using this as a framework to then approach certain subjects in anime, examining multiple expressive styles and different thematic topics. Texts: Ian Condry, THE SOUL OF ANIME: COLLABORATIVE CREATIVITY AND JAPAN'S MEDIA SUCCESS STORY; Mark MacWilliams, JAPANESE VISUAL CULTURE: EXPLORATIONS IN THE WORLD OF MANGA AND ANIME; Stevie Suan, THE ANIME PARADOX-PATTERNS AND PRACTICES THROUGH THE LENS OF TRADITIONAL JAPANESE THEATER. Assessment: class attendance (30%), class participation (30%), presentation (20%), and final paper (20%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: JAPAN TODAY 2: ANIMATION FROM THE US & JAPAN 
Partner University Department: Collegewide 
Partner University Course Number: N/A