Category Archive: Japanese Animation

Ghost in the Shell, from Classic Japanese Animation to a de-Japanized American Version

Ghost in the Shell, from Classic Japanese Animation to a de-Japanized American Version Kanako Itamae, Hiroshi Saito, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Ghost in the Shell is internationally recognized for being… Continue reading

Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai

Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japanese animation is rich and varied and Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa… Continue reading

Japanese art and Utamaro Kitagawa: striking ukiyo-e artist

Japanese art and Utamaro Kitagawa: striking ukiyo-e artist Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The exact date of the birth of Utamaro Kitagawa and strong details about his parents remain shrouded in mystery.… Continue reading