Outside stories: manga on the margins

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The article focuses on the depiction of the experiences of outsiders and the abused in manga, which is a Japanese form of storytelling. It mentions that a range of social and psychological problems including school bullying, child abuse, and domestic violence are dramatised in manga. It adds that the representation of Japanese society is consists of a number of small groups and subgroups, which are depicted by political scientist Masao Maruyama as being like takotsubo.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)132-135
Number of pages4
JournalMetro magazine
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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