Why Do Americans Like Anime So Damn Much?

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Sarah Madison Seale (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: https://library.appstate.edu/
Debra Poulos

Abstract: This paper serves as a case study of Japanese animation, commonly referred to in the Unites States as simply “anime,” and its unique niche in American entertainment and media. It treats anime as a medium separate from domestic cartoons, analyzing what about it has created a dedicated fandom in mainstream pop culture, and the effects this dedication has both in the United States and abroad.

Additional Information

Honors Project
Seale, S. (2018). "Why Do Americans Like Anime So Damn Much?." Unpublished Honors Thesis. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
Language: English
Date: 2018
Anime, Japan, Animation, Cartoons, United States

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