ARTH 2684 – Arts of Anime

A study of the development of Japanese animation, or anime, from the early twentieth century to the present. This course introduces major anime genres and examines important artists, directors and their works. Discussions emphasize the visual and thematic aspects of this dynamic form of popular art and culture in modern Japan. The course also explores amine's connection with Japanese traditional art and culture as well as its impact on modern society and art world. III A or IV