02/ Autoethnography & Anime

Emily G.

Zombie-looking, bike gang- violent kids is a perfect summary of this weeks film screening of the 1998 anime Akira.

Third week of live-tweeting went a little better than last week (having a total of 3 tweets during the entire boringState of Play (2013) documentary).

From my understanding, autoethnography is a research method that is used to reflect and analyse on another culture that is not your own, from your own personal experience. It makes you self-reflect on your knowledge and allows you to deepen your understanding with a wider range of political, social and cultural issues they have.

These past few weeks of learning more about the Asian culture through the different films we have watched have been unique and eye-opening for me.
Not having any real experience and knowledge about their culture and never getting into anime, watching a full 2-hour anime this week was an interesting…

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