Japanese Mythology in Popular Culture

Japanese Mythology in Popular Culture

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 63. Chapters: Japanese mythology in anime and manga, Spirited Away, InuYasha, YuYu Hakusho, Urusei Yatsura, Naruto, Dragon Ball, Bleach, GeGeGe no Kitaro, List of Descendants of Darkness characters, Kamichu!, Queen Millennia, Pom Poko, Blue Seed, Y t den, Tom Nook, Crescent Moon, Wanpaku ji no Orochi Taiji, The Sandman: The Dream Hunters, New Getter Robo, Y kaiden, Karasu Tengu Kabuto, Kakurenbo, Blood Reign: Curse of the Yoma, Shirahime-Syo: Snow Goddess Tales. Excerpt: Naruto, romanized as NARUTO) is an ongoing Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto. The plot tells the story of Naruto Uzumaki, an adolescent ninja who constantly searches for recognition and aspires to become a Hokage, the ninja in his village who is acknowledged as the leader and the strongest of all. The series is based on a one-shot comic by Kishimoto that was published in the August 1997 issue of Akamaru Jump. The manga was first published by Shueisha in 1999 in the 43rd issue of Japan's Weekly Sh nen Jump magazine. Currently, the manga is still being serialized; fifty-one tank bon volumes have been released so far. The manga was later adapted into an anime, which was produced by Studio Pierrot and Aniplex. It premiered across Japan on the terrestrial TV Tokyo network and the anime satellite television network Animax on October 3, 2002. The first series lasted 220 episodes, while Naruto: Shippuden, a sequel to the original series, has been airing since February 15, 2007. In addition to the anime series, Studio Pierrot has developed six movies for the series and several original video animations (OVAs). Other types of merchandise include light novels, video games and trading cards developed by several companies. Viz Media has licensed the manga and anime for North American production. Viz has been publishing the series in...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Title:Japanese Mythology in Popular Culture
Author:Source Wikipedia
Publisher:University-Press.org - 2013-09


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