Passionate Friendship : The Aesthetics of Girl's Culture in Japan /

Shojo manga are romance comics for teenage girls. Characterized by a very dense visual style, featuring flowery backgrounds and big-eyed, androgynous boys and girls, it is an extremely popular and prominent genre in Japan. Why is this genre so appealing? Where did it come from? Why do so many of the...

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Main Author: Shamoon, Deborah M. (Author)
Format: Online Resource eBook
Language:English
Published: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, [2012]
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Online Access:eBooks at JSTOR
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