Manuel HERNANDEZ-PEREZ 

University of Hull (UK)

Manuel HERNANDEZ-PEREZ completed all postdoctoral lecturing qualifications for Information Management at the same University with the presentation of his Doctoral Thesis titled Cross-Media Narrative in the Context of the Japanese Entertainment Industry. Manga, Anime and Videogames. He has been visitor researcher in the Université Libre de Bruxelles and The University of Edinburgh where he has conducted research about Narrative, Psychology and Media reception. In his professional career, he has worked with many agents in the media sphere such as Institutions, TV channels and producer houses. He has been Lecturer in the Catholic University of Valencia ‘San Vicente Mártir’ (Valencia, Spain) where he has taught seminaries about the relationships between Psychology and Media Production. Since October 2013 he works in the University of Hull (Scarborough, UK) as a Lecturer in Digital Design.

 

Participation in MUTUAL IMAGES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION events

 

MUTUAL IMAGES 3rd International Workshop (2015):

Japanese Pop Cultures in Europe Today: Economic Challenged, Mediated Notions, Future Opportunities

Participant:

"(Japanese?) Cartoons and Manga movies: The hard rise of Anime in UK market and society" 

(co-authored with Kevin CORSTORPHINE)

MUTUAL IMAGES 4th International Workshop (2016):

Fictionality in representations of Japan and Europe from a cross-cultural perspective

Participant:

"Memories of the grateful visitor. A look at recent Spanish spaces, ethnography and material artifacts through Japanese Entertainment Industries"

 

Publications with Mutual Images Journal

Vol. 2 (Winter 2017):

Japanese Pop Cultures in Europe Today: Economic Challenged, Mediated Notions, Future Opportunities

"Cartoons VS. manga movies: A brief history of anime in the UK"

(p.5-43) - (co-authored with Kevin CORSTORPHINE and Daren STEPHENS)

Vol. 3 (Autumn 2017):

Visuality and Fictionality of Japan and Europe in a Cross-Cultural Framework

"Thinking of Spain in a flat way": Visiting Spain and Spanish cultural through Japanese contemporary Japanese anime" (p. 43-69) 

Involvement with MUTUAL IMAGES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION

 

Project leader on the upcoming database "Comic Community"