A History of Modern Manga
Genre: Documentary / Historical
(Age Rating 13+)
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Discover the major events and artists
Amid reconstruction after World War II, Japan saw the emergence of modern manga, which quickly became a favorite pastime of its citizens. Over the decades, the art form bore witness to the anxieties and dreams of several generations of Japanese citizens, reflecting both dark and joyful experiences. The history of manga is inextricably linked to the social, economic, political, and cultural evolution of Japan. Essential to the daily lives of its inhabitants and to its economy, manga is one of the drivers of the international development of one of the world’s largest economies. How did the manga market reach one billion copies annually in less than half a century? Who are the major players in this incredible expansion?
Discover, over the pages and years, the major events and artists who have marked the history of modern manga in this new, updated and expanded edition.
|A History of Modern Manga (Hardcover)