JPN 2143
Japanese Animation
Hands-on-Experience

Questions?
Please contact me:

Susan Ottignon
susan.ottignon@villanova.edu
(610) 519-5184


Background Information


Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_anime#Toei_Animation_and_Mushi_Productions
History of Anime

The Firsts in Anime: Trivia
    Identify 3 unique events in Anime

First

 English Name

Released Date

     
     
     

The Major Players

Website: http://www.nausicaa.net/miyazaki/miyazaki/
The Hayao Miyazaki Web

Who is Hayao Miyazaki? List several pertinent facts:

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Facts about Hayao Miyazaki's film Spirited Away
Website: http://www.nausicaa.net/miyazaki/sen/

What makes the film special? ______________________________________________


What is the film's Japanese title?____________________________________________


List several names of American actors dubbing the English voices

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Facts about Hayao Miyazaki's film Princess Mononoke
Website: http://www.nausicaa.net/miyazaki/mh/


What is the film's Japanese title?____________________________________________

View Wikipedia entry for the film. Note some interesting facts. e.g. Awards, Reception, Cast for English version
Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Mononoke

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The Top Rated & Popular Animation

Website: http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/ratings-anime.php
Anime News Network : Ratings
 

Top 10 Best Rated (bayesian estimate)
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/ratings-anime.php#best_bayesian

Select 2 titles of interest.  Note the title and click on the link to identify the genre and premiere date from the summary page.

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 Top 10 Most Popular
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/ratings-anime.php#popular

Select 2 titles of interest.  Note the title and click on the link to identify the genre and the first season's date from the summary page.

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View


Website:  http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/tv_shows/thundercats/index.html

Cartoon Network: The ThunderCats

Have some fun!   Watch animation in action! Just click file to play.

Learn more about the characters in The ThunderCats



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