International Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga: The Influence of Girl Culture

Editors: Masami Toku

Publisher: Routledge (New York)

ISBN: 978-1-138-80948-2

Contents:

Johnson-Woods, Toni. Introduction: The power of shojo and shojo manga (pp. 1-6).

Part 1: Local Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga: Historical Components

  • Toku, Masami. Power of shojo manga: Origins and influences in children’s artistic and aesthetic development (pp. 9-22).
  • Masuda, Nozomi. Shojo manga and its acceptance: What is the power of shojo manga? (pp. 23-31).
  • Fujimoto, Yukari. Sailor-Moon!: The treasure-box all the girls want (pp. 32-39).
  • Dollase, Hiromi Tsuchiya. The cute little girl living in the imagined Japanese past: Sakura Momoko’s Chibimaruko-chan (pp. 40-49).
  • Suzuki, Shige. Autism and manga: Comics for women, disability, and Tobe Keiko’s With the Light (pp. 50-63).
  • Nagaike, Kazumi. Queer readings of BL: Are women “plunderers” of gay men? (pp. 64-73).

Part II: Global Perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga: New Approaches

  • Lim, Cheng Tiu. Stories by female comic artists in Southeast Asia (pp. 77-86).
  • Lunning, Frenchy. Between the shojo kyara and the Modern Man (pp. 87-100).
  • Hairston, Mark. Miyazaki’s view of shojo (pp. 101-108).
  • Chen, Jin-Shiow. Beautiful, meaningful, and powerful: Explorations of the “bishouo (beautiful girl)” and “bishonen (beautiful boy)” in Taiwan’s anime/manga fan culture (pp. 109-119).
  • Bitz, Michael. Revisiting Manga High: Literacies, identities, and the power of shojo manga on New York City youths (pp. 120-129).

Part III: Shojo Mangaka Profiles and Interviews with Manga Critics and Shojo Mangaka (Girls’ Comics Artists)

  • Profile and interview with Fusanosuke Natsume (pp. 133-136).
  • Profile and interview with Tomoko Yamada (pp. 137-143).
  • Profile and interview with Masako Watanabe (pp. 144-151).
  • Profile and interview with Leiji (Akura) Matsumoto (pp. 152-159).
  • Profile and interview with Hideko Mizuno (pp. 160-167).
  • Profile and interview with Miyako Maki (pp. 168-174).
  • Profile and interview with Machiko Satonaka (pp. 175-181).
  • Profile and interview with Yukari Ichijo (pp. 182-189).
  • Profile and interview with Suzue Miuchi (pp. 190-196).
  • Profile and interview with Keiko Takemiya (pp. 197-204).
  • Profile and interview with Moto Hagio (pp. 205-212).
  • Profile and interview with Fusako Kuramochi (pp. 213-219).
  • Profile and interview with Shio Sato (pp. 220-225).
  • Profile and interview with Reiko Okano (pp. 226-229).

Reviews:

(2017). Lamerichs, Nicole. Transformative Works and Cultures, 24.

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