Did my culture have anything to do with my lack of Anime knowledge?

Jenna Fairweather blog

Following on from my previous blog post, I will continue to conduct auto-ethnographic research on how Walt Disney animations have in the past, influenced Anime into what we know today!

Stated by Ellis, “… autoethnography combines characteristics of autobiography and ethnography. When writing an autobiography, an author retroactively and selectively writes about past experiences”. In my initial blog post, I spoke massively about my past experiences with anime, and how they have transformed into what knowledge I have today, which I also established was next to nothing! I actually remember when I was much younger I would read the word ‘Anime’ and in my head pronounce it to be “A-neem”…

“When researchers do autoethnography, they retrospectively and selectively write about epiphanies that stem from, or are made possible by, being part of a culture and/or by possessing a particular cultural identity.” – Ellis

I recognised in my former…

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