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Exegesis and Authorial Agency through Judeo-Christian Iconography in Japanese anime: Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995-97) as an Open Work (2024)
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Selles de Lucas, V., & Hernandez Perez, M. (2024). Exegesis and Authorial Agency through Judeo-Christian Iconography in Japanese anime: Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995-97) as an Open Work. Imafronte, https://doi.org/10.6018/imafronte.569471

Exegesis is a common practice when discussing religious texts. It has also been employed in the analysis of cultural production to elucidate the author's intentions. Japanese animation (anime) is a transnational industry with cases such as Neon Genes... Read More about Exegesis and Authorial Agency through Judeo-Christian Iconography in Japanese anime: Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995-97) as an Open Work.

Building a timeline for LGBTQ+ Global Cinemas (1895-2019): Movie Production Trends from a Collaborative Internet Cinema Database (2023)
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Hernandez Perez, M., & Sanchéz Soriano, J. (2023). Building a timeline for LGBTQ+ Global Cinemas (1895-2019): Movie Production Trends from a Collaborative Internet Cinema Database. Journal of Film and Video, 75(1), 46-61. https://doi.org/10.5406/19346018.75.1.04

This paper examines the role of cinema as a reflection of reality and social change. IMDb (Internet Movie Database) was employed as the main data source in order to examine the representation of LGBTQ+ in global cinema in parallel with the analysis o... Read More about Building a timeline for LGBTQ+ Global Cinemas (1895-2019): Movie Production Trends from a Collaborative Internet Cinema Database.

Building a timeline for LGBTQ+ global cinemas (1895-2019):movie production trends from a collaborative internet cinema database (2023)
Journal Article
Hernandez Perez, M., & Sanchéz Soriano, J. (2023). Building a timeline for LGBTQ+ global cinemas (1895-2019):movie production trends from a collaborative internet cinema database. Journal of Film and Video, 75(1), 46–61. https://doi.org/10.5406/19346018.75.1.04

This paper examines the role of cinema as a reflection of reality and social change. IMDb (Internet Movie Database) was employed as the main data source in order to examine the representation of LGBTQ+ in global cinema in parallel with the analysis o... Read More about Building a timeline for LGBTQ+ global cinemas (1895-2019):movie production trends from a collaborative internet cinema database.

Participation and Strategic Communication of Saudi Food Banks through Twitter to Enhance Food Waste Awareness among Saudi Arabian Citizens (2022)
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Alkorbi, N., Hernandez-Perez, M., & Simpson, S. (2022). Participation and Strategic Communication of Saudi Food Banks through Twitter to Enhance Food Waste Awareness among Saudi Arabian Citizens. World academy of engineering and technology, 16(12),

Twitter is a platform service that has quickly risen to prominence as the social media platform most preferred for strategic communication campaigns. It is used by most of the Non-Profit Organizations (NPO) in Saudi Arabia, making it the most popular... Read More about Participation and Strategic Communication of Saudi Food Banks through Twitter to Enhance Food Waste Awareness among Saudi Arabian Citizens.

A structured mechanism for identifying political influencers on social media platforms : top 10 Saudi political Twitter users (2021)
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Alsolami, A., Mundy, D., & Hernandez Perez, M. (2021). A structured mechanism for identifying political influencers on social media platforms : top 10 Saudi political Twitter users. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 15(4), 366-372

Social media networks, such as Twitter, offer the perfect opportunity to either positively or negatively affect political attitudes on large audiences. The existence of influential users who have developed a reputation for their knowledge and expe... Read More about A structured mechanism for identifying political influencers on social media platforms : top 10 Saudi political Twitter users.

Otaku tourists out of Japan : fictionality, shared memories, and the role of national branding in the Japanese pilgrimages of anime fans in the United Kingdom (2019)
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Hernandez Perez, M. (2019). Otaku tourists out of Japan : fictionality, shared memories, and the role of national branding in the Japanese pilgrimages of anime fans in the United Kingdom. Journal of Popular Culture, 52(6), 1512-1535. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpcu.12871

The article explores the reasons and narratives behind the anime pilgrimage experiences of Japanese tourists in the UK. Anime or otaku (fan) pilgrimages are a phenomenon widely studied by Japanese and foreign academics in relation to seichi junrei (“... Read More about Otaku tourists out of Japan : fictionality, shared memories, and the role of national branding in the Japanese pilgrimages of anime fans in the United Kingdom.

Book review : Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia by Daniel Black, Olivia Khoo, and Koichi Iwabuchi and Telemodernities: Television and Transforming Lives in Asia by Tania Lewis, Fran Martin, and Wanning Sun (2019)
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Hernandez Perez, M. (2019). Book review : Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia by Daniel Black, Olivia Khoo, and Koichi Iwabuchi and Telemodernities: Television and Transforming Lives in Asia by Tania Lewis, Fran Martin, and Wanning Sun. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 96(3), 940-942. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077699019856868

Book review : Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia by Daniel Black, Olivia Khoo, and Koichi Iwabuchi and Telemodernities: Television and Transforming Lives in Asia by Tania Lewis, Fran Martin, and Wanning Sun

Looking into the “Anime Global Popular” and the “Manga Media” : reflections on the scholarship of a transnational and transmedia Industry (2019)
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Hernandez Perez, M. (2019). Looking into the “Anime Global Popular” and the “Manga Media” : reflections on the scholarship of a transnational and transmedia Industry. Arts, 8(2), 57. https://doi.org/10.3390/arts8020057

This article introduces the special issue dedicated to global industries around anime, its theoretical commentary and its cross-cultural consumption. The concepts “anime” and “anime studies” are evaluated critically, involving current debates such as... Read More about Looking into the “Anime Global Popular” and the “Manga Media” : reflections on the scholarship of a transnational and transmedia Industry.

Branding, authorship and transmedia adaptation in the official products of Studio Ghibli : the "Miyazaki style" in the video games of Ni No Kuni saga (2011-2018) (2019)
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Hernandez Perez, M. (2019). Branding, authorship and transmedia adaptation in the official products of Studio Ghibli : the "Miyazaki style" in the video games of Ni No Kuni saga (2011-2018). Con A de animación, 9, 102-117. https://doi.org/10.4995/caa.2019.11337

Anime is frequently the origin of media-mixes, that is, strategies of production and distribution of transmedia products in the Japanese global markets. Synergies can be formed through collaborative authorships and transmedia adaptations. While there... Read More about Branding, authorship and transmedia adaptation in the official products of Studio Ghibli : the "Miyazaki style" in the video games of Ni No Kuni saga (2011-2018).

Book review : Manga and anime go to Hollywood : the amazing rapidly evolving relationship between Hollywood and Japanese animation, manga, television, and film (2018)
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Hernandez Perez, M. (2018). Book review : Manga and anime go to Hollywood : the amazing rapidly evolving relationship between Hollywood and Japanese animation, manga, television, and film. Animation, 13(3), 252-254. https://doi.org/10.1177/1746847718799406

Review of : Northrop Davis, Manga and Anime Go to Hollywood: The Amazing Rapidly Evolving Relationship between Hollywood and Japanese Animation, Manga, Television, and Film, Bloomsbury: London, 2016: 410 pp.: ISBN 9781623562489, £80 (hbk); ISBN 97816... Read More about Book review : Manga and anime go to Hollywood : the amazing rapidly evolving relationship between Hollywood and Japanese animation, manga, television, and film.

Book review : Authenticity and how we fake it : belief and subjectivity in reality TV, Facebook and YouTube by Aaron Duplantier (2018)
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Hernandez Perez, M. (2018). Book review : Authenticity and how we fake it : belief and subjectivity in reality TV, Facebook and YouTube by Aaron Duplantier. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 95(3), 853-855. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077699018764310

Review of: Authenticity and How We Fake It: Belief and Subjectivity in Reality TV, Facebook and YouTube. DuplantierAaron. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2016. 185 pp. 196 pp. $29.95 pbk. $15.99 ebk.

‘Thinking of Spain in a flat way’ : Spanish tangible and intangible heritage through contemporary Japanese anime (2017)
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Hernandez Perez, M. (2017). ‘Thinking of Spain in a flat way’ : Spanish tangible and intangible heritage through contemporary Japanese anime. Mutual images, 3, 43-69. https://doi.org/10.32926/2017.3.her.think

This paper contextualises the mutual perceptions between Spain and Japan through the historical background and some examples within several creative industries. Subsequently, the paper reviews the ways in which transnational popular culture has been... Read More about ‘Thinking of Spain in a flat way’ : Spanish tangible and intangible heritage through contemporary Japanese anime.

Cartoons vs. manga movies : a brief history of anime in the UK (2017)
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Hernandez Perez, M., Corstorphine, K., & Stephens, D. (2017). Cartoons vs. manga movies : a brief history of anime in the UK. Mutual images, 2, 5-43. https://doi.org/10.32926/2017.2.HER.carto

This paper has as main objective to explore, adopting a historical and critical perspective, the release of film and anime TV in UK. This would be a first step towards the studio of the peculiar implementation of manganime Culture in Britain. Comp... Read More about Cartoons vs. manga movies : a brief history of anime in the UK.