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Fun Link Friday: Anatomical illustrations of Japanese Folk Monsters

Japan loves its ghost stories, and it especially loves the huge variety of supernatural creatures that feature in them. From handscrolls to ukiyo-e prints, artists have been bringing the spooky to life for centuries. This week’s Fun Link Friday is … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: The real-life shrines of Sailor Moon

If you’re revisiting classic Sailor Moon or watching Sailor Moon Crystal, check out Rurousha’s post on the Tokyo shrines that appear in the manga and anime. The shrine is written 火川 in the manga, but it’s 氷川 in real life. … Continue reading

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Competition: Manga in/as Essay: Interpreting Kurama Tengu

Manga in/as Essay competition: Interpreting Kurama Tengu To demonstrate the expressive potential of manga, Asiascape.org (based at Leiden University), is proud to announce its third competition ‘Interpreting Kurama Tengu.’ For its 3rd manga competition, we invite manga artists, cartoonists, students … Continue reading

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Resource: Tezuka Collection on Google Cultural Institute

Tezuka Productions Co. has created a collection on Google Cultural Institute, an online resource of images and information from museums and archives all over the world, about Tezuka Osamu’s contributions to anime.   The collection has three exhibits. The first is Tezuka Osamu: The … Continue reading

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Summer Program: Media Mix Summer Program 2014

The Media Mix Summer Program 2014 is organized by the University of Tokyo and supported by the Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation. It is a two-week summer program to be held at the University of Tokyo, Komaba campus from July 14-26, 2014. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers & Speakers: 2014 AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

Call for Papers / Call for Speakers 2014 AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium July 3 – July 6 Anime Expo 2014 Los Angeles Convention Center (Los Angeles, CA) http://www.anime-expo.org Keynote Speaker: Prof. Marc Steinberg (Concordia University, Montreal, Canada) Submission … Continue reading

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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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