Perhaps unsurprisingly, considering the exhibition’s generic name, in trying to be everything to everyone, it’s hard for Manga to satisfy anyone.
The legendary novel has been reinterpreted hundreds of times over the centuries, and Yamato Waki will discuss her adaptation in New York City this weekend.
For the past two years, we’ve been following the strange saga of criminalized Japanese “vagina artist” Megumi Igarishi.
Amidst the magical girls and sentient robots that dominate the Japanese graphic novels and comics known as manga, pockets of intrigue and eroticism lie.
US-focused graphic novel publisher Tokyopop, founded in 1997, has announced that it will be closing the doors on its American operation on May 31. Tokyopop was the first to publish Japanese manga (comics, or graphic novels) in their original, un-flipped state and did much to popularize what has been called the “manga revolution.”