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Anime Supremacy! (Paperback)

Anime Supremacy! By Mizuki Tsujimura, Hwei Lim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mizuki Tsujimura, Hwei Lim (Illustrator)
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Japanese animation—the globally acclaimed, family-friendly theatrical features are the exception rather than the rule for a TV-oriented industry that has been pushed into late-night slots in an era of fragmented audiences. When only three titles among fifty might turn a profit, topping the charts is hardly an overambitious aim.
Yet as three women, a producer, a director, and an animator, survive in a business infamous for its murderous schedules, demoralizing compromises, and incorrigible men, moments of uplift emerge against all odds—and how. More than just a window into an entertainment niche, here’s a kickass ode to work.

About the Author

Mizuki Tsujimura made her debut by winning the Mephisto Prize, in 2004, with a massive novel that she started writing in high school and kept at throughout college. Best known as an author of dark mysteries, she won the Naoki in 2012. A Japan Booksellers’ Award nominee, Anime Supremacy! is her first work to be published in English.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781945054471
ISBN-10: 1945054476
Publisher: Vertical
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2017
Pages: 416
Language: English