Monday, June 14, 2004

Anime in academia: The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports on a new course at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, devoted to anime:

"Most people stop reading comic books when they're 6 years old. It's more than childish stuff. It's a serious sociological critique. ...

"... It deals with real life content. It speaks to the problems that young people are grappling with. It's come of age and the timing is right and there is no question that it speaks to the youth culture of America."