Exploring Anime: The Culture of Japanese Animation
In this five week course, students will learn about the history, culture, and development of anime, starting from its humble origins to its current popularity.
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Completed by 11 learners
Once per week
over 5 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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In this class, students will learn about the culture of Japanese animation, and how influence from other cultures, history, and media influenced the development of anime across the globe. Week 1, Katsudo Shashin and the Origins of Anime: In our first week of class, we will discuss the beginnings of anime, starting with what is considered "the first anime," created in 1907. We will discuss anime as it existed prior to 1940 and how the art form developed from simple celluloid paper drawings to...
Students will learn about the history, culture, and media significance of anime over the years and how cultural movements occurred in the genre. Students will also learn to discuss trends that they notice in the anime that they have watched and how they themselves become a product of popular culture.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Literary Theorist, Creative Writer, Information Science Professional
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
24 total reviews
40 completed classes
Hi, all! I'm Carina (pronouns: they/them/theirs) and I'm so excited to spread the magic of the written word. I hold a BFA in Creative Writing with minor certifications in Gender Studies and Women's Leadership, an MSLS in Library and Information...