“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.

Article available and downloadable via

The entire special issue is open access and available via

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.

Book Chapter: »Japanimation« und Anime (in German)


“Zeichentrick-Japanisch: »Japanimation« und Anime,” in Japan-Lesebuch IV: J-culture, ed. by Steffi Richter & J. Berndt, Tübingen: konkursbuch Verlag Claudia Gehrke, 2008, pp. 48–70.