Manga and the Representation of Japanese History

Manga_RepresentationEditor: Roman Rosenbaum

Publisher: Routledge (Abingdon, UK)

ISBN: 978-0-415-69423-0

Contents:

  • Rosenbaum, Roman. Introduction: The representation of Japanese history in manga (pp. 1-17).
  • Hutchinson, Rachael. Sabotaging the rising sun: representing history in Tezuka Osamu’s Phoenix (pp. 18-39).
  • Rosenbaum, Roman. Reading Showa history through manga: Astro Boy as the avatar of postwar Japanese culture (pp. 40-59).
  • Ropers, Eric. Representations of gendered violence in manga: The case of enforced military prostitution (pp. 60-80).
  • Luebke, Peter C. and Dinitto, Rachel. Maruo Suehiro’s Planet of the Jap: Revanchist fantasy or war critique? (pp. 81-101).
  • Heinze, Ulrich. Making history herstory: Nelson’s son and Siebold’s daughter in Japanese shojo manga (pp. 102-120).
  • O’Dwyer, Emer. Heroes and villains: Manchukuo in Yasuhiko Yoshikazu’s Rainbow Trotsky (pp. 121-145).
  • Penney, Matthew. Making history: Manga between kyara and historiography (pp. 146-170).
  • Sutcliffe, Paul. Postmodern representations of the pre-modern Edo period (pp. 171-188).
  • Shields, James Mark. ‘Land of kami, land of the dead’: Paligenensis and the aesthetics of religious revisionism in Kobayashi Yoshinori’s ‘Neo-Gomanist Manifesto: on Yasukoni’ (pp. 189-216).
  • Raddatz, Raffael. Hating Korea, hating the media: Manga Kenkanryu and the graphical (mis-)representation of Japanese history in the Internet age (pp. 217-233).
  • Ng, Benjamin Wai-Ming. The adaptation of Chinese history into Japanese popular culture: A study of Japanese manga, animated series and video games based on The Romance of the Three Kingdoms (pp. 234-250).
  • Rosenbaum, Roman. Towards a summation: How do manga represent history? (pp. 251-258).

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