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Apocalypse and 200 208 female body in 63 76 119 male

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apocalypse and, 200, 208 female body in, 63-76, 119 male body in, 76-83 nature of, in anime, 63-64 romantic comedy and, 154-156 technologized body vs., 87-88 tradition of, in Japan, 21 transforming bodies in, 37 postapocalyptic world, 135-137, 200- 203, 230-231 postmodernism anxieties, 236 apocalypse and, 204-205 Beautiful Dreamer and, 231-232 fluctuating identity and, 12 fragmentation and, 111 history and, 221 Princess Mononoke, 7, 175-192, 221 apocalypse in, 193-194, 204 Blade Runner vs., 190-191 historical themes of, 12, 160, 176 other world settings of, 123, 124 popularity of, 19, 176 Tarzan vs., 191-192 title of, 179-180 violence in, 159 women in, 33, 125 Prindle, Tamae, 119 pursuit and desire, 49, 60-61 Pursuit and Politics of Sex in Japan, The (Boronoff), 48 Raffaelli, Luca, 20 Ranma 1/2, 13, 31, 37, 221 adolescent body in, 40, 48-62 competition in, 100 female ability to transform, 119 identity and, 236 male and female in, 55-60, 118 normality and, 114-115 Ranney, Doug, 10 Rashomon, 159 Rayns, Tony, 43 Reader, Ian, 28 Record of a Living Being, 29 Return of the Jedi, 19, 41 revelation, 208-211, 214, 216-217 revenge, 187-189, 191-192, 207, 217 Richie, Donald, 17 Robocop, 88, 89, 90, 114 robot, 11, 16, 88-102 horror for, 97-98 human soul and, 87 sexual subtext in, 37-38 Western sci-fi and, 88, 89 see also cyborg; mecha romantic comedies, 11, 139-156 appeal of, in West, 156, 250 elegiac in, 32 Princess Mononoke vs., 190 Ross, Andrew, 88 Rur o ni Kenshin, 159 Saber Marionettes, 31, 119, 157 Saeki Junko, 190-191 Sailor Moon, 6, 7, 31, 245 empowerment of women in, 33 and sh o jo culture, 119, 124 transforming bodies in, 37 Saito Minako, 117 samurai, 12, 41, 158, 159, 178 Schodt, Frederik, 20 science fiction, 6, 7, 37 anime fans and, 11, 248 apocalyptic mode and, 29 Miyazaki and, 126 pornography and, 64 sh o jo vs., 119 “statelessness” of, 24 see also mecha Scott, Ridley, 105, 190 Sedgewick, Eve, 56 Seven Samurai, 158 sexuality, 9 apocalypse and, 200, 208-210 appeal of anime and, 248, 249, 252-253 cyborg herione and, 107 female, 71, 148, 150, 183 festival mode and, 30 frustration and, 78, 80-81 machinery and, 93 romantic fantasy and, 156 sexualized imagery, 37-38 sexual relationships, 96
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310 I N D E X sexual transgression, 211, 217 Shimizu Yoshiyuki, 123-124, 130 Shimotsuki, Takanaka, 212 Shinto, 26, 194, 206 apocalypse and, 196 festival mode, 30 Ghost in the Shell and, 113, 114 Princess Mononoke and, 185, 187 Shirow Masamune, 115 Shohat, Ella, 158, 255 sh o jo (young girl), 19, 29 defined, 118-120 Miyazaki and, 121-138, 182 simulacra, world of, 237-238 Sliding Doors, 248 Smoodin, Eric, 236, 239 Some Like It Hot, 13, 50 Sontag, Susan, 207 Space Battleship Yamato, 17-18, 24, 26 “spatial present,” 165 spectacle apocalypse and, 198 body metamorphoses as, 43-44, 46 sexuality and, 200 Speed Racer, 5, 243 Spiegelman, Art, 166 Spigel, Lynn, 140 spirituality body and, 89, 104, 114 quest for, 107-108 women and, 93 spiritual loss, 176 Springer, Claudia, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 94 Stam, Robert, 158, 255 Star Trek, 243-246, 249, 256 Star Wars, 90, 102, 243, 245, 248, 249, 256 “statelessness,” 23-27 subversion, 33, 97, 177, 179-181 Sugawara Michizane (god), 67, 68 Sumiko Iwao, 80 superheroes, 37 superhuman attributes, 206-207 supernatural, 128, 159, 181, 188, 189 surreal, 205-206, 232 Taiitsu Kitano, 222 Takahashi Rumiko, 20, 31, 49, 142, 229 Takahata Isao, 32, 161, 222-225 Takaya Yoshiki, 90 Takeuchi, Melinda, 21 Tale of Genji, The, 78, 143 Tales of Ise, 78 Tampopo, 30-31 Tanner, Ron, 85, 94 Tarzan (Disney film), 191-192 “technoeroticism,” 88 tech noir, 88 technological anime. See mecha, 37 technology, 10, 11, 36 ambivalence toward, 86-89 anxiety over, 235-236 armored body and, 86, 89-102 apocalyptic mode and, 202, 215- 216 combat and, 88-90, 106 embrace of, 112-114 fragmentation and, 149-150, 237
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