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Daisuke Akimoto – A Pig, the State, and War: Porco Rosso (Kurenai no Buta)




Introduction Historically, animated cartoons and movies have been used as ‘propaganda’ in war (Roffat 2011). Some animated films, however, contribute to conveying an anti-war pacifist point of view (Takai 2011). As such, the film Porco Rosso (1992) can be categorized … Continue reading

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