"Robot Ghosts and Wired Dreams: Japanese Science Fiction from Origins to Anime" ed. by Christopher Bolton, Jr., Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Takayuki Tatsumi
University of Minnesota Press | 2007 | ISBN: 081664974X 9780816649730 9780816653904 0816649731 | 292 pages | PDF | 5 MB
Covering a remarkable range of texts ”from the 1930s fantastic detective fiction of Yumeno Kyusaku to the cross-culturally produced and marketed film and video game franchise Final Fantasy” this book firmly establishes Japanese science fiction as a vital and exciting genre. Rich exploration of the genre that connects prose science fiction to contemporary anime.