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positions (2020) 28 (4): 729–755.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Ben Whaley This article examines the evolution and impact of Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl on postwar manga (print comics) and Japanese visual culture. The author argues that Anne’s enduring legacy in Japan, dating back to 1952, owes much to the ways in which the content of her Diary...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Takehiro Watanabe In late 1980s Japan, loan sharks surfaced as heroes in graphic novels set in the world of predatory moneylending. A genre of manga about usury gained popularity as monthlies began to run serialized stories that parody class inequality through gratuitous, chauvinistic depictions...
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Published: 01 February 2023
Figure 2 Akari navigates a waterway in the ARIA manga series. ©KOZUE AMANO/MAG Garden 2002. More
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Published: 01 February 2023
Figure 3 Holistic belonging in the ARIA manga series. ©KOZUE AMANO/MAG Garden 2002. More
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 853–884.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Wai-hung Yiu; Alex Ching-shing Chan The popularity and circulation of Japanese manga bishōjo (“beautiful young girls”) (Japanese teenage girl comics), and its consumptive creations in forms of cosplays (public costume parades in anime characters), toy figures, and animes appropriated by the local...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 171–202.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Figure 2 Akari navigates a waterway in the ARIA manga series. ©KOZUE AMANO/MAG Garden 2002. ...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 May 2021
.../ . Imamura Taihei . 1948 . Manga eigaron 漫画映画論 ( On Animation ). Tokyo : Shinzenbisha . Itō Go . 2005 . Tezuka izu deddo: Hirakareta manga hyōgenron e テヅカ・イズ・デッド 開かれたマンガ表現論へ ( Tezuka Is Dead: Opening Up a Theory of Manga Expression ). Tokyo : NTT Shuppan . Kitada Akihiro...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 507–538.
Published: 01 August 2008
... on the manga of Kobayashi Yoshinori. This analysis of historical revisionism remains grounded in the many empirical studies on this phenomenon, but it seeks to supplement such research by focusing on the logical inconsistencies and gaps of this discourse. The Topology of Post-1990s Historical Revisionism...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 131–156.
Published: 01 February 2008
... of responsibility in chains of command, nuclear holocaust is as much and maybe more of a danger today than ever before. In Otomo Katsuhiro’s manga and anime versions of Akira, I find pos- sibilities for a historically grounded...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 433–438.
Published: 01 August 2017
... in body versus gender as well as the normative strictures that hitherto drove both secrecy and the overwhelming need to know “what am I?” Takehiro Watanabe’s “Debts of Redemption: Usury Manga and the Morality of Money...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 691–699.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... The essay ends on this point. Because it is a webtoon and tactile in a whole new way, yet emotional in the way manga and cartoons are, can users, viewers, make a virtual crossing of the uncrossable, mean- ing when Korea s political division becomes the intensity in the webtoon story, which is all about...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 677–714.
Published: 01 August 1993
... to. pitiom 1:3 Q 1993 by Duke University Press. positions 1 :3 Winter 1993 678 1. The Genre Horror is in the manga genre, which spans a broad spectrum from chil- dren’s comics and four-frame funnies...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 87–113.
Published: 01 February 2005
... protest, particularly by using mediated musical forms such as techno and DJ sound trucks, with dance, identity-camouflaging cos-play costuming (a subculture that consists of playing with the costumes and roles of familiar manga and animé characters...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 93–112.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Marukawa Tetsushi 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Translated by Davinder L. Bhowmik On Kobayashi Yoshinori’s On Taiwan Marukawa Tetsushi Premise Part of manga, or comic, artist Kobayashi Yoshinori’s “New Arrogant-ist Manifesto...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 729–771.
Published: 01 August 2002
... that has been recognized as a particularly emblematic statement of this same ambivalence. The film’s story and characters are closely based on the comic, or manga, of the same name by Shir¯o Masamune, though the visual style and execution...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 495–525.
Published: 01 May 2006
... was thus put on display. It occurred at the auditorium of Hwaso˘ng Academy in Suwo˘n. Approximately 130 pieces were to be displayed, including paint- ings, woodblock prints, manga, posters, and banners, but 70 pieces were censored...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 771–772.
Published: 01 August 2010
... Japanese literature, film, and manga censorship trials called The Art of Censorship in Postwar Japan (1950 – 2007). Sarah Frederick is associate professor of Japanese at Boston University and the author of Turning Pages: Reading...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1215–1216.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of Singapore. She is the author of Passionate Friendship: The Aesthetics of Girls’ Culture in Japan (2012), as well as several articles on images of girls in manga and film. Nancy Stalker is an associate professor in the departments...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 423–464.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the imaginations of Japanese youths and adults and was ever more closely integrated into their everyday lives. Among the most popular and influential popular cultural media are manga (comic books), whose characters and story lines reflect both the everyday...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 935–936.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of Calgary. His research examines discourses of ethno- racial identity and national trauma in postwar manga and Japanese video games. We Jung Yi is assistant professor of Asian studies at Vanderbilt University. Her recent work has appeared in Journal of Korean Studies, Journal of Cinema and Media Studies...