Influences on anime

Frances Loden frako
Mon Jan 25 13:56:45 EST 1999

Dear Hil--

I assume you have seen Isolde Standish's "Akira, Postmodernism and 
Resistance" in D. P. Martinez, ed., _The Worlds of Japanese Popular 
Culture: Gender, Shifting Boundaries and Global Cultures_ (Cambridge, 
1998).  Her essay
discusses the influences of bosozoku culture, "Blade Runner," and 
Japanese drifter/nagaremono films of the 1950s and 60s on the film 

Frako Loden

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