Key Research Interests

Research interests - international circulation of film and television texts and cultures. Japanese cinema is a central research focus, and the relationships between the national and the global with reference to American film and television. Interests in a variety of texts including anime, Japanese cinema, comic book movies and children's film and television, especially animation.
Current research projects include: Manga to the Movies, an AHRC Research Council Funded Project Analysing Japanese Media Franchising (January 2011 - 2013).  To find out more information please visit

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