Anime Studies


Anime Studies: Media-Specific Approaches to Neon Genesis Evangelion, ed. by José Andrés Santiago Iglesia and Ana Soler Baena, Stockholm UP, 2021. 978-9-176-35167-3

2nd title in Open Access book series
Stockholm Studies in Media Arts Japan” (SMAJ)

JB, Introduction, pp. 1–18.

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“Kimetsu no Yaiba” Anime


“More Mangaesque than the Manga: ‘Cartooning’ in the Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime,” Transcommunication, 8(2), 171–178. [September 2021]. ISSN: 2188-4986

Part of Special Issue with contributions by Lukas R.A. Wilde, Stevie Suan, Bryan Hartzheim et al.; ed. by Bryan Hartzheim and Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto for Waseda University, Graduate School of International Culture and Communication Studies.


“Anime’s Situated Posthumanism: Representation, Mediality, Performance”


in The Bloomsbury Handbook to Posthumanism, edited by Mads Rosendahl Thomsen and Jacob Wamberg, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020, pp. 403–414.

Book Review: Interpreting Anime by Christopher Bolton


in The Journal of Japanese Studies, 45(2), summer 2019, pp. 471-475. DOI: 10.1353/jjs.2019.0063

“Anime in Academia” (web)


Published in a special issue of Arts: “Japanese Media Cultures in Japan and Abroad: Transnational Consumption of Manga, Anime, and Media-Mixes”. Arts (ISSN 2076-0752) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published quarterly online by MDPI in March, June, September and December.

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研究ノート(学会レポート) 第3回メカデミア大会日本アニメーション学会:日本発アニメ・マンガ・メディア理論をめぐって


『アニメーション研究』第14巻1号A [The Japanese Journal of Animation Studies, 2013, vol.14, no.1A]、(2013年5月)、pp. 57-59.

Journal article: Revisiting Barfoot Gen after 3/11


“Facing the Nuclear Issue in a »Mangaesque« Way: Revisiting Barefoot Gen after 3.11,” Cinergie (Italian online journal on cinema and related media), 2012 [Open Access].

Article: Postcritical Anime


“Postcritical Anime: Observations on its ‘Identities’ within Contemporary Japan,” in Arts, Culture and Identity: Compilation of Papers and Seminar Proceedings, ed. & publ. by The International School Office, Graduate School of Literature and Human Sciences, Osaka City University, 2011, pp. 85-97.