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Sunday, July 24 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Comics Arts Conference Session #14: Manga Censorship

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Yukarai Fujimoto (City University of New York) discusses the regulations concerning the specific characteristics of Japanese comics. Attorney Takashi Yamaguchi addresses the problem of these regulations from a legal point of view. Makoto Daniel Kanemitsu (Translativearts.com) examines the issue of censorship by comparing Japanese manga and American comics. Shige (CJ) Suzuki (City University of New York) investigates how the avant-garde gekiga comics appearing in the 1960s alternative magazine Garo created a space not only for experimental artistic expression but also for social criticism.

Sunday July 24, 2011 12:00pm - 1:30pm PDT
Room 26AB

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