Asian film: From Fu Manchu to Bong Joon-ho

Part 1 of this series, featuring prejudicial Asian representations in Hollywood and the rise of the chanbara, kung fu and  ‘gun-fu’ genres, can be read here. Spiriting audiences away Akira, the premium cyberpunk anime, today enjoys iconic status worldwide. Video: YouTube Japan’s TV and film anime (Japanese for “animation”) became established as a format in the […]