Adult Manga: Culture and Power in Contemporary Japanese Society (ConsumAsian Series)

Adult Manga: Culture and Power in Contemporary Japanese Society (ConsumAsian Series)Looks at the rise and fall of Japans mammoth comic industry since the 1960s. In this stimulating and refreshing work, Kinsella documents the structure and history of the manga industry, probes into its related subculture and the anti-nerd otaku panic, and examines the difficult and fascinating relationship between the artists and editors who create manga. In the process, she argues that Japanese comics have shifted from being a lower class medium…

Adult Manga: Culture and Power in Contemporary Japanese Society (ConsumAsian Series)

Adult Manga: Culture and Power in Contemporary Japanese Society (ConsumAsian Series)Looks at the rise and fall of Japans mammoth comic industry since the 1960s. In this stimulating and refreshing work, Kinsella documents the structure and history of the manga industry, probes into its related subculture and the anti-nerd otaku panic, and examines the difficult and fascinating relationship between the artists and editors who create manga. In the process, she argues that Japanese comics have shifted from being a lower class medium…