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  Volume 3, 2008

Table of Contents

Limits of the Human

Preface: The Limits of the Human

pp. ix-x
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Introduction: The Limits of “The Limits of the Human”

pp. xi-xvi
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Contours-Around the Human

Refiguring the Human

pp. 3-6
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The Otherworlds of Mizuki Shigeru

pp. 8-28
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Extreme Makeover for a Heian-Era Wizard

pp. 30-45
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Undressing and Dressing Loli: A Search for the Identity of the Japanese Lolita

pp. 47-63
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Komatopia

pp. 65-72
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Companions-With the Human

Speciesism, Part I: Translating Races into Animals in Wartime Animation

pp. 75-95
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Stigmata in Tezuka Osamu’s Works

pp. 97-109
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Disarming Atom: Tezuka Osamu’s Manga at War and Peace

pp. 111-125
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States of Emergency: Urban Space and the Robotic Body in the Metropolis Tales

pp. 127-148
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Emotional Infectivity: Cyborg Affect and the Limits of the Human

pp. 150-172
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Manga: The Signal of Noise

pp. 173-188
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Compossibles-Of the Human

Gundam and the Future of Japanoid Art

pp. 191-198
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Response

pp. 195-198
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Pop Culture Icons: Religious Inflections of the Character Toy in Taiwan

pp. 200-220
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Machinic Desires: Hans Bellmer’s Dolls and the Technological Uncanny in Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

pp. 222-253
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Postscript: On “the Living”

p. 255
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Review and Commentary

A Healing, Gentle Apocalypse: Yokohama kaidashi kikō

pp. 256-258
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Lost in Transition: Train Men and Dolls in Millennial Japan

pp. 259-261
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Howl’s Moving Castle

pp. 261-263
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Playing Outside the Box with Mind Game

pp. 263-266
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From Transnationalization to Globalization: The Experience of Hong Kong

pp. 266-268
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“Always Exoticize!” Cyborg Identities and the Challenge of the Nonhuman in Full Metal Apache

pp. 268-271
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Postmodern Is Old Hat: Samurai Champloo

pp. 271-274
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Giant Robots and Superheroes: Manifestations of Divine Power, East and West: An Interview with Crispin Freeman

pp. 274-282
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 283-285
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