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Heimerl, Theresia: "Rampant Lechers, Chaste Heroes. (De-)Sexualised Violence in Comic book Screen Adaptations." In: Journal for Religion, Film and Media 3.1<http://jrfm.eu/index.php/ojs_jrfm/article/view/79> (14. Okt. 2017) 
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Resource type: Web Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.25364/05.3:2017.1.3
BibTeX citation key: Heimerl2017
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Categories: General
Keywords: Adaption, Comic-Verfilmung, Gewalt, Manga, Sexualität
Creators: Heimerl
Collection: Journal for Religion, Film and Media
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Abstract
Violence is a central element of comic book screen adaptations in both Hollywood (Marvel, DC) and Japan. Yet while sexual violence is openly shown in film versions of manga, coded sexualised violence dominates Western productions. Positively connoted protagonists exercise violence, but no sexualised or sexual violence, in both groups. Conversely, villains are characterised by violence and some form of sexually grounded violence, but in Western films, they are ultimately repressed lechers, and only in Japanese productions do they rampantly lose their inhibitory control. Moreover, the heroes of Japanese films are noticeably less chaste than the almost ascetic-celibate romantics of Marvel and DC.
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