Dr Manuel Hernandez-Perez

Dr Manuel Hernandez-Perez

Lecturer in Digital Design

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of The Arts

Qualifications

  • BSc (No Partners)
  • MSc (No Partners)
  • MA (No Partners)
  • PhD (No Partners)

Summary

Manuel Hernández-Pérez is a lecturer in digital design at the University of Hull where he is programme leader for the BA Game and Entertainment Design course.

He has conducted research on video games, social networks' narrative aspects and, more recently, on Japanese media industries with a special focus on cross-media narratives and cross-cultural readings of manga and anime products.

His interests are also linked to the practical applications of narrative video games.

Undergraduate

Active collaborator on 'European History of Anime Markets', a project coordinated by Marco Pellitteri (Kobe University, Japan and Ca’ Foscari University, Venice)

Member of AEJE - Asociacion Espanola de Estudios Japoneses (Spanish Japanese Studies Association)

Part of the British Council Newton Fund Workshop 2017, 'Learning without Boundaries'

Recent outputs

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Book

Japanese media cultures in Japan and abroad: Transnational consumption of manga, anime, and media-mixes

Hernandez-Perez, M. (2019). Japanese media cultures in Japan and abroad: Transnational consumption of manga, anime, and media-mixes. Basel, Switzerland: MDPI. https://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03921-009-1

Journal Article

Book review: Jane Jensen: Gabriel Knight, adventure games, hidden objects

Hernández-Pérez, M. (2019). Book review: Jane Jensen: Gabriel Knight, adventure games, hidden objects. Journal of gender studies, 28(4), 492-494. https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2019.1594111

Looking into the “Anime Global Popular” and the “Manga Media”. Reflections on the scholarship of a transnational and transmedia industry.

Hernandez-Perez, M. (2019). Looking into the “Anime Global Popular” and the “Manga Media”. Reflections on the scholarship of a transnational and transmedia industry. Arts, 8(2), 1-14. https://doi.org/10.3390/arts8020057

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

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

Otaku Tourists Out of Japan: Fictionality, Shared Memories, and the Role of National Branding in the Japanese Pilgrimages of Anime Fans in the United Kingdom

Hernández-Pérez, M., & Hernández-Pérez, M. (2019). Otaku Tourists Out of Japan: Fictionality, Shared Memories, and the Role of National Branding in the Japanese Pilgrimages of Anime Fans in the United Kingdom. Journal of Popular Culture, 52(6), 1512-1535. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpcu.12871

Research interests

Media and psychology

Narrative theory

Transmedia products

Cross-cultural readings

Video games and Narrative

Postgraduate supervision

Media and psychology

Narrative theory

Transmedia products

Cross-cultural readings

Video games and Narrative

Journal peer reviewer

Peer Reviewer in several scientific journals

2015 - 2018

Mutual Images , Mass Media and Communications, Comic Grids...