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Book Announcement: “The Mysterious Underground Men”

Announcing the publication of the English-language edition of one of Tezuka Osamu’s earliest books, and one of manga history’s most important: “The Mysterious Underground Men” (Chiteikoku no kaijin, 1948), published by PictureBox in New York. http://www.pictureboxinc.com/products/1196-the-mysterious-undergound-men The edition is in … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Hayashi Seiichi, “Gold Pollen and Other Stories”

Hayashi Seiichi, “Gold Pollen and Other Stories” (PictureBox, 2013) Printed in color, it is a collection of Hayashi’s manga work from the late 60s and early 70s, including some of his most famous work for the legendary monthly Garo, including … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Japan Media Arts Festival 2014

Via Art Radar. Deadline: Sept. 12, 2013 The Japan Media Arts Festival is a comprehensive festival of MediaArts (=Media Geijutsu) that honors outstanding works in the four divisions of Art, Entertainment,Animation, and Manga, as well as providing a platform for … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: publication projects on the subject of manga for girls/women

In attempting to analyze the discursive aspects of shôjo or josei bunka (cultures created by and for girls/women) in contemporary Japan, we initially should reconfirm that shôjo manga have generally been regarded as a central force in the  “discovery ” … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 2013 AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

*July 4 – July 7 *Anime Expo 2013 *Los Angeles Convention Center (Los Angeles, CA) *Submission Deadline: May 1, 2013 Japanese animation (anime) and comics (manga) represent one of the major contributions that Japan has made to global visual and … Continue reading

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Internship Opportunity: VIZ Media

This is a bit last-minute, but keep in mind that Viz offers seasonal internships throughout the year. Company: VIZ Media Location: San Francisco, CA Deadline: ASAP Education: undergraduate and graduate students only Type: paid Term: late January to early May … Continue reading

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Call for Entries: International Manga Competition, asiascape (LeidenUniv)

Deadline Date: 2013-03-31 Asiascape (Leiden University) welcomes entries for its second international manga competition. Contributions should take the form of a graphic essay; they should interrogate the theme of First Contact, be this between humans and aliens, self and other, … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Interview with Frederik L. Schodt

Along with Helen McCarthy, Frederik L. Schodt was one of the first authors I read when I began researching anime and manga over a decade ago. The author of Dreamland Japan and Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics, Schodt … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Drawing on Tradition: Manga, Anime, and Religion in Contemporary Japan

(Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press). ISBN 978-0-8248-3654-2 (Paperback, $25.00) ISBN 978-0-8248-3589-7 (Hardcover, $60.00) 216 pp. Manga and anime (illustrated serial novels and animated films) are highly influential Japanese entertainment media that boast tremendous domestic consumption as well as worldwide distribution … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Women’s Manga in Asia: Glocalizing Different Cultures and Identities

Women’s Manga in Asia: Glocalizing Different Cultures and Identities Dates: 23-25 January, 2013 Venues: 23-24 University of Sydney 25  The Art Gallery of New South Wales Hosted by: Women’s Manga Research Project (JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number 24320047) The Department of … Continue reading

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