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  Volume 3, 2008

Table of Contents

Limits of the Human

Preface: The Limits of the Human

pp. ix-x | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0062

Introduction: The Limits of “The Limits of the Human”

pp. xi-xvi | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0074

Contours-Around the Human

Refiguring the Human

pp. 3-6 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0086

The Otherworlds of Mizuki Shigeru

pp. 8-28 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0097

Extreme Makeover for a Heian-Era Wizard

pp. 30-45 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0034

Undressing and Dressing Loli: A Search for the Identity of the Japanese Lolita

pp. 47-63 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0045


pp. 65-72 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0057

Companions-With the Human

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

pp. 75-95 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0069

Stigmata in Tezuka Osamu’s Works

pp. 97-109 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0081

Disarming Atom: Tezuka Osamu’s Manga at War and Peace

pp. 111-125 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0092

States of Emergency: Urban Space and the Robotic Body in the Metropolis Tales

pp. 127-148 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0029

Emotional Infectivity: Cyborg Affect and the Limits of the Human

pp. 150-172 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0040

Manga: The Signal of Noise

pp. 173-188 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0052

Compossibles-Of the Human

Gundam and the Future of Japanoid Art

pp. 191-198 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0065


pp. 195-198 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0100

Pop Culture Icons: Religious Inflections of the Character Toy in Taiwan

pp. 200-220 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0077

Machinic Desires: Hans Bellmer’s Dolls and the Technological Uncanny in Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

pp. 222-253 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0088

Postscript: On “the Living”

p. 255 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0025

Review and Commentary

A Healing, Gentle Apocalypse: Yokohama kaidashi kikō

pp. 256-258 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0036

Lost in Transition: Train Men and Dolls in Millennial Japan

pp. 259-261 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0047

Howl’s Moving Castle

pp. 261-263 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0059

Playing Outside the Box with Mind Game

pp. 263-266 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0071

From Transnationalization to Globalization: The Experience of Hong Kong

pp. 266-268 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0083

“Always Exoticize!” Cyborg Identities and the Challenge of the Nonhuman in Full Metal Apache

pp. 268-271 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0094

Postmodern Is Old Hat: Samurai Champloo

pp. 271-274 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0031

Giant Robots and Superheroes: Manifestations of Divine Power, East and West: An Interview with Crispin Freeman

pp. 274-282 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0042



pp. 283-285 | DOI: 10.1353/mec.0.0054