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140.398, Spring 2018

Frumer, Yulia, Spring 2018
MSEL Reserves
videos on reserve at the Service Desk on M-Level; enrolled course users: for a complete list of electronic readings, see
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1. Akira Video/Film , DVD in Japanese , English
Pioneer ; presented by Pioneer Entertainment (USA) Inc. ; Akira Committee production ;… 1987 .

A powerful psychic force known only as Akira resurfaces in Neo-Tokyo in the 21st century. Tetsuo, a young, inexperienced motorcycle biker driven beyond the boundaries of sanity by the power of Akira, is forced to conjure up demons lying dormant within his subconscious.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.A3573 2001 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • disc 1-2 in one container
2. The cove Video/Film , DVD in English
Lionsgate ; Roadside Attractions ; Participant Media ; Oceanic Preservation Society… 2009 .

In a sleepy lagoon off the coast of Japan is a highly guarded secret. During the night, Taiji fishermen engage in an unseen hunt for thousands of dolphins. The work is so horrifying, the fishermen will stop at nothing to keep it hidden from the outside world. When a team of elite…
Kindai Eiga Kyōkai, Gekidan "Mingei" kyōdō sakuhin ; seikasu, Yoshimura Kōzaburō ;… 1952 .

  • 原爆の子:Children of Hiroshima = 原子弹爆炸下的儿童
  • 近代映画協会, 劇團"民芸"協同作品 ; 製作, 吉村公三郎 ; 脚本, 監督, 新藤兼人
The film focuses squarely on the devastation of Hiroshima city by the A-bomb, depicting the people dealing with the aftermath, including a dying girl praying for the humanity's peace and a shoeshine boy working hard for his poor surviving family members. The screenplay was based…
4. Godzilla vs. Hedorah Video/Film , DVD in English
a Toho Co., Ltd. Production ; producer, Tomoyuki Tanaka ; screenplay by Kaoru Mabuchi &… 2004 .

From Earth's pollution a new monster is spawned. Hedorah, the smog monster, destroys Japan and fights Godzilla while spewing his poisonous gas to further the damage.
5. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla Video/Film , DVD in English
a Toho Co., Ltd., presentation of a Toho Eizo Co., Ltd. Production ; producer, Tomoyuki… 2004 .

Aliens intend to take over the planet and just in case Godzilla tries to interfere, have built a mechanical version of him to put an end to his interference. The Earth humans summon the legendary King Seesar to assist Godzilla in the battle.
6. Gojira: Godzilla Video/Film , DVD in Japanese
Toho Co., Ltd. ; director, Ishiro Honda. 2006 .

Testing of nuclear weapons over the Pacific Ocean triggers the awakening of a 400-foot, fire-breathing prehistoric lizard who begins to wreak havoc on the city of Tokyo.
7. Grave of the fireflies: Hotaru no haka Video/Film , DVD in Japanese , English
kikaku seisaku Satō Ryōichi ; gensaku Nosaka Akiyuki ; kyakuhon kantoku Takahata Isao. 1988 .

Two orphans in war-time Kobe, Japan, face fire-bombs, hunger, homelessness, and despair as the war and their lives come to an end.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.H678 2002 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • disc 1-2 in one container
J. Charles Schencking. 2013 .

Schencking, J. Charles.

1. Cataclysm: The Earthquake Disaster As A Lived And Reported Experience -- 2. Aftermath: The Ordeal Of Restoration And Recovery -- 3. Communication: Constructing The Earthquake As A National Tragedy -- 4. Admonishment: Interpreting Catastrophe As Divine Punishment…
Zakka Films; produced by Higashi Productions ... [et al.] ; directed by Noriaki… 1971 .

  • 水俣:患者さんとその世界 = Minamata : the victims and their world
  • Zakka Films ; produced by Higashi Productions ... [et al.] ; directed by Noriaki Tsuchimoto
Documentary film on toxic pollution in Minamata, Japan caused by the fertilizer company Chisso, which was responsible for releasing mercury-polluted industrial waste water into Minamata Bay and out to the Sea of Shiranu -- a happening that would eventually develop into the worst…
10. Nausicaä of the valley of the wind Video/Film , DVD in English , Japanese
written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. 1986 .

The epic coming-of-age tale of Nausicaa, a compassionate princess warrior striving to negotiate peace between kingdoms battling over the last of the planet's precious natural resources.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.N38 2004 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    • disc 1-2 in one container
11. Nihon chinbotsu: Sinking of Japan Video/Film , DVD in Japanese
TBS Pictures ; directed by Shinji Higuchi. 2006 .

  • 日本沈没:Sinking of Japan
  • TBS Pictures ; directed by Shinji Higuchi
"In the aftermath of a major earthquake, a young girl and the captain of a submarine are rescued. It transpires the earthquake is a minor precursor to far greater devastation with the scientific community predicting that Japan will sink without trace in less than a year. As…
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997.N5 2010 c. 1
    • Must be used with international DVD player
12. Otoshiana: Pitfall Video/Film , DVD in Japanese
Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi… 1962 .

  • おとし穴:Pitfall
  • Janus Films ; Toho ; Sogetsu Foundation ; Teshigahara Productions ; a film by Hiroshi Teshigahara ; producer, Tadashi Ono ; screenplay, Kobo Abe ; director, Hiroshi Teshigahara
When a miner leaves his employer and treks out with his young son to become a migrant worker, he finds himself moving from one eerie landscape to another, intermittently followed (and photographed) by an enigmatic man in a clean, white suit, and eventually coming face-to-face…
13. Postwar Kurosawa Video/Film , DVD in Japanese
directed by Akira Kurosawa ; produced by Toei Company, Toho Company, Shochiku Company ;… 1946 .

No Regrets For Our Youth. Yukie, the spoiled bourgeois daughter of a university professor, begins a soul-searching journey that takes her from the elegance of Kyoto to the peasant farms of impoverished rural Japan, the rise and fall of ultranationalism corresponding with her own…
14. Princess Mononoke Video/Film , DVD in Japanese
a Miramax Films release ; Tokuma Shoten Nippon Television Network ; Dentsu & Studio… 1997 .

A young warrior searching for a cure for a deadly curse becomes entangled in a battle between a clan of humans and the forest's animal gods.
David W. Edgington. 2010 .

Edgington, David W.

"Six thousand people died and hundreds of thousands lost their homes when an earthquake hit Kobe in January 1995. The Hanshin Earthquake was the largest disaster to affect postwar Japan and one of the most destructive postwar natural disasters to strike a developed country.…
16. Rojō: dokyumento = On the road : a document Video/Film , DVD in Japanese
[seisaku Tōyō Shinema ; enshutsu Tsuchimoto Noriaki ; satsuei Suzuki Tatsuo]. 1964 .

Tsuchimoto, Noriaki, 1928-2008.

  • 路上:ドキュメント = On the road : a document
  • [製作東洋シネマ ; 演出土本典昭 ; 撮影鈴木達夫]
Documentary about traffic wars in Tokyo in 1964.
17. Souls of Zen: Buddhism, ancestors, and the 2011 Tsunami in Japan Video/Film , DVD in English , Japanese
m&r Kreativ presents ; a film by Tim Graf & Jakob Montrasio ; produced by Tim Graf &… 2012 .

"Follows Buddhist priests through the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that killed nearly 20,000 people in Japan in March 2011"--Insert.
18. South Park Video/Film , DVD in English
Comedy Central ; created by Trey Parker, Matt Stone ; directed by Trey Parker. 2011 .

Follows four irreverent grade-school kids in the town of South Park, Colorado.
19. The wind rises Video/Film , DVD in English , Japanese
Touchstone Pictures ; Studio Ghibli, Nippon Television Network, Dentsu, Hakuhodo DYMP,… 2013 .

Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world's most innovative and…