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The Anime Boom in the United States. Lessons for Global Creative Industries by Michal Daliot-Bul and Nissim Otmazgin. Reviewed by Manuel Hernandez-Perez. (2020)
Journal Article
Hernandez-Perez, M. (2020). The Anime Boom in the United States. Lessons for Global Creative Industries by Michal Daliot-Bul and Nissim Otmazgin. Reviewed by Manuel Hernandez-Perez. International Journal of Communication, 14, 5001-5003

Hernández-Pérez, M. (2020). The Anime Boom in the United States. Lessons for Global Creative Industries by Michal Daliot-Bul and Nissim Otmazgin. Reviewed by Manuel Hernandez-Perez. International Journal of Communication, 14, 5001-5003. doi:1932–8036... Read More about The Anime Boom in the United States. Lessons for Global Creative Industries by Michal Daliot-Bul and Nissim Otmazgin. Reviewed by Manuel Hernandez-Perez..

History, Debates and Key Reference Works of Cultural Studies in Europe (2020)
Book Chapter
García-Jiménez, L., Hernandez-Perez, M., & Subtil, F. (in press). History, Debates and Key Reference Works of Cultural Studies in Europe. In F. Oliveira Paulino, G. Kaplún, M. Vicente Mariño, & C. Leonardo (Eds.), Research traditions in dialogue. Communication Studies in Latin America and Europe (123-152). Porto, Portugal: Media XXI

This chapter outlines some of the main features that characterize cultural studies in Europe by providing a historical, theoretical, and bibliographical review of their main authors, debates, and texts. In particular, we start by tracing historically... Read More about History, Debates and Key Reference Works of Cultural Studies in Europe.

Diálogo sobre Estudios Culturales (2019)
Book Chapter
Custodio, L., García-Jiménez, L. I., Hernandez-Perez, M., Gonçalves Subtil, F., & Rizo, M. (in press). Diálogo sobre Estudios Culturales. In Tradiciones de Investigación en Diálogo : Estudios sobre Comunicación en América Latina y Europa, 169-173. Media XXI

Leonardo, C., García-Jiménez, L. I., Hernández-Pérez, M., Gonçalves Subtil, F., & Rizo, M. (2019). Diálogo sobre Estudios Culturales. In F. Oliveira Paulino, G. Kaplún, M. Vicente Mariño, & C. Leonardo (Eds.), Tradiciones de Investigación en Diálogo... Read More about Diálogo sobre Estudios Culturales.

Historia, debates y principales referencias de los estudios culturales en Europa (2019)
Book Chapter
Hernandez-Perez, M., Leonarda Inmaculada, G., & Gonçalves Subtil, F. (in press). Historia, debates y principales referencias de los estudios culturales en Europa. In Tradiciones de Investigación en Diálogo : Estudios sobre Comunicación en América Latina y Europa, 105-138. Media XXI

García-Jiménez, L. I., Hernández-Pérez, M., & Gonçalves Subtil, F. (2019). Historia, debates y principales referencias de los estudios culturales en Europa. In F. Oliveira Paulino, G. Kaplún, M. Vicente Mariño, & C. Leonardo (Eds.), Tradiciones de In... Read More about Historia, debates y principales referencias de los estudios culturales en Europa.

Book Review: Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia by Daniel Black, Olivia Khoo, and Koichi Iwabuchi and Telemodernities: Television and Transforming Lives in Asia by Tania Lewis, Fran Martin, and Wanning Sun (2019)
Journal Article
Hernández-Pérez, M. (2019). Book Review: Contemporary Culture and Media in Asia by Daniel Black, Olivia Khoo, and Koichi Iwabuchi and Telemodernities: Television and Transforming Lives in Asia by Tania Lewis, Fran Martin, and Wanning Sun. Journalism & mass communication quarterly, 96(3), 940-942. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077699019856868

Looking into the “Anime Global Popular” and the “Manga Media”. Reflections on the Scholarship of a Transnational and Transmedia Industry. (2019)
Journal Article
Hernandez-Perez, M. (in press). Looking into the “Anime Global Popular” and the “Manga Media”. Reflections on the Scholarship of a Transnational and Transmedia Industry. 00 Journal not listed, 7(Special Issue "Japanese Media Cultures in Japan and Abroad: Transnational Consumption of Manga, Anime, and Video Games"),

This article introduces the special issue dedicated to global industries around anime, its theoretical commentary and its cross-cultural consumption. The concepts “anime” and “anime studies” are evaluated critically, involving current debates such as... Read More about Looking into the “Anime Global Popular” and the “Manga Media”. Reflections on the Scholarship of a Transnational and Transmedia Industry..

Book review: Manga and Anime Go to Hollywood: The Amazing Rapidly Evolving Relationship between Hollywood and Japanese Animation, Manga, Television, and Film (2018)
Journal Article
Hernandez-Perez, M. (2018). Book review: Manga and Anime Go to Hollywood: The Amazing Rapidly Evolving Relationship between Hollywood and Japanese Animation, Manga, Television, and Film. Animation : an interdisciplinary journal, 13(3), 252-254. doi:10.1177/1746847718799406

Book review: Manga and Anime Go to Hollywood: The Amazing Rapidly Evolving Relationship between Hollywood and Japanese Animation, Manga, Television, and Film

Japan: Fictionality, transmedia national branding and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (2018)
Book Chapter
Hernández-Pérez, M. (2018). Japan: Fictionality, transmedia national branding and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. In M. Freeman, & W. Proctor (Eds.), Global Convergence Cultures: Transmedia Earth, 175-191. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). doi:10.4324/9781315188478-11

The chapter aims to examine the concept of transmediality (or cross-mediality) in relation to institutional communication in Japan. To do this, it examines several case studies within the current Japanese society, with special attention to crisis co... Read More about Japan: Fictionality, transmedia national branding and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Book Review: Authenticity and How We Fake It: Belief and Subjectivity in Reality TV, Facebook and YouTube by Aaron Duplantier (2018)
Journal Article
Hernandez-Perez, M. (2018). Book Review: Authenticity and How We Fake It: Belief and Subjectivity in Reality TV, Facebook and YouTube by Aaron Duplantier. Journalism & mass communication quarterly, 95(3), 853-855. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077699018764310

TV reality shows, so popular at the end of the nineties, gave rise to a fruitful academic tradition of which this book forms a part. Aaron Duplantier, a PhD in English and currently an instructor at the University of Houston, contributes to this trad... Read More about Book Review: Authenticity and How We Fake It: Belief and Subjectivity in Reality TV, Facebook and YouTube by Aaron Duplantier.

Review. Northrop Davis, Manga & Anime go to Hollywood. The Amazing Rapidly Evolving Relationship between Hollywood and Japanese Animation, Manga, Television, and Film. (2018)
Journal Article
Hernandez-Perez, M. (in press). Review. Northrop Davis, Manga & Anime go to Hollywood. The Amazing Rapidly Evolving Relationship between Hollywood and Japanese Animation, Manga, Television, and Film. Animation : an interdisciplinary journal, 13(3),

Review. Northrop Davis, Manga & Anime go to Hollywood. The Amazing Rapidly Evolving Relationship between Hollywood and Japanese Animation, Manga, Television, and Film

'Thinking of Spain in a flat way:' visiting Spain and Spanish cultural heritage through contemporary Japanese anime (2017)
Journal Article
Hernandez-Perez, M. (2017). 'Thinking of Spain in a flat way:' visiting Spain and Spanish cultural heritage through contemporary Japanese anime. Mutual Images, 3, (43-69). ISSN 2496-1868

This article contextualizes the representation of Spain and Spanish culture among Japanese cultural producers, particularly through the production of Japanese commercial animation (commonly named anime). Toward that goal, it provides a historical bac... Read More about 'Thinking of Spain in a flat way:' visiting Spain and Spanish cultural heritage through contemporary Japanese anime.

Fictionality and tourism in the construction of National Images. Studies on Japanese anime representations of Spain (Poster) (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hernández-Pérez, M. (2017, December). Fictionality and tourism in the construction of National Images. Studies on Japanese anime representations of Spain (Poster). Paper presented at XII CONGRESO NACIONAL Y III CONGRESO INTERNACIONAL DE LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ESTUDIOS JAPONESES EN ESPAÑA (AEJE) 2016 TEMA: “El turismo como vía de conocimiento y desarrollo”, Universidad Complutense de Madrid: Madrid (Spain)

PROPOSAL PRESENTED It is a fact that one of the biggest attractions of modern Japanese culture lies in its immense, outstanding cultural capital. In recent years, the fascination that Japan has on our collective imagination has been stimulated, even... Read More about Fictionality and tourism in the construction of National Images. Studies on Japanese anime representations of Spain (Poster).