Introduction: Posthumanism after AKIRA PART I: MACHINIC DESIRES: HANS BELLMER'S DOLLS AND THE TECHNOLOGICAL UNCANNY IN GHOST IN THE SHELL
2: INNOCENCE PART II: DESIRING MACHINES: BIOMECHANOID EROS AND OTHER TECHNO-FETISHES IN TETSUO: THE IRON MAN AND ITS PRECURSORS PART III: CONSENSUAL HALLUCINATIONS AND THE PHANTOMS OF ELECTRONIC PRESENCE IN KAIRO AND AVALON Conclusion: Software in a Body: Critical Posthumanism and Serial Experiments Lain.
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Engaging some of the most canonical and thought-provoking anime, manga, and science fiction films, Tokyo Cyberpunk offers insightful analysis of Japanese visual culture. Stephen Brown draws new conclusions about the cultural flow of art, as well as important technological issues of the day. Penetrating and nuanced, this book makes a major contribution to the debate about what it means to be human in a posthuman world. (source: Nielsen Book Data)