Law and justice in Japanese popular culture: from crime fighting robots to duelling pocket monsters

Crime fighting robots and duelling pocket monsters: law and justice in Japanese popular culture / Ashley Pearson, Thom Giddens and Kieran Tranter -- Possibilities of justice. The symptoms of the just: psycho-pass, judg(e)ment, and the asymptomatic commons / Daniel Hourigan -- Pirates, giants and the...

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Contributors: Pearson, Ashley (HerausgeberIn); Giddens, Thomas (Editor); Tranter, Kieran (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London New York Routledge 2018
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Summary:Crime fighting robots and duelling pocket monsters: law and justice in Japanese popular culture / Ashley Pearson, Thom Giddens and Kieran Tranter -- Possibilities of justice. The symptoms of the just: psycho-pass, judg(e)ment, and the asymptomatic commons / Daniel Hourigan -- Pirates, giants and the state: legal authority in manga and anime / James C Fisher -- Traumatic origins in Hart and Ringu / Penny Crofts and Honni van Rijswijk -- Justice in the sea of corruption: nausicaä as ecological jurisprudence / Thomas Giddens -- Masterful trainers and villainous liberators: law and justice in Pokémon black and white / Dale Mitchell -- The legal subject. Doing right in the world with 100,000 horsepower: Osamu Tezuka's Tetsuwan Atomu (Astro Boy), essence, posthumanity and techno-humanism / Kieran Tranter -- Caught in couture: regulating clothing and the body in Kill la kill / Rosie Taylor-Harding -- Holy trans-jurisdictional representations of justice, Batman!: globalisation, persona and mask in Kuwata's Batmanga and Morrison's Batman, Incorporated / Tim Peters -- The power and problem of the image. "Finding the law" through creating and consuming gay manga in Japan: from heteronormativity to queer activism / Thomas Baudinette -- Regulating counterpublics in Yaoi online fan communities / Scott Beattie -- "Is Yaoi illegal?!": let's get real about the potential criminalisation of yaoi / Hadeel al-Alosi -- Constitutional analysis of secondary works in Japan: from Otaku to the world / Yuichiro Tsuji -- Specificities of law and justice in everyday Japan. "The world is rotten": execution and power in death note and the Japanese capital punishment system / Ashley Pearson -- Debts, family, and identity after the collapse of the bubble: Miyabe Miyuki's All she was worth / Giorgio Fabio Colombo -- Rules and unruliness in manga depictions of community police boxes / Richard Powell and Hideyuki Kumaki -- The image-characters of criminal justice in Tokyo / Peter D. Rush and Alison Young
Physical Description:xii, 276 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
ISBN:9781138300262