Themes and Issues in Asian Cartooning: Cute, Cheap, Mad, and Sexy
John A. Lent
Popular Press, 1999 - Literary Collections - 212 pages
Today, comic art is the favorite reading fare for millions of Asians, and is a government-sanctioned, value-added product, as in the case of Korean and Japanese animation. Yet not much is known about Asian cartooning.
Themes and Issues in Asian Cartooning uses overviews and case studies by scholars to discuss Asian animation, humor magazines, gag cartoons, comic strips, and comic books. The first half of the book looks at contents and audiences of Malay humor magazines, cultural labor in Korean animation, the reception of Aladdin in Islamic Southeast Asia, and a Singaporean comic book as a reflection of that society’s personality. Four other chapters treat gender and Asian comics, concentrating on Japanese anime and manga and Indian comic books.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Global Division of Cultural Labor and Korean
Singapores Mr Kiasu Kiasu Krossover Kiasu Max
Women and Violence in Japanese Comics
Sex Fantasy and Fetish
The Social Production of Gender as Reflected
adult advertising Akagi Aladdin Amar Chitra Katha American Animatoon Arabs artists Asian audience beautiful Borneo Bulletin boys Brunei cartoon cartoonists comic art comic books consumer context Crayon Shin-Chan Creative Enterprise cute depicted desire Disney entertainment eromanga erotic feature female characters fetish film gekiga Gelihati gender genre Gila-Gila girls global Hanguk heroines Hong Gil Dong identification images Indian comics Indonesia Islamic issue Japan Japanese comics kawaii Kiasu Kiasuism Korean animation Korean animation industry Kuala Lumpur ladies Lolita Complex mainstream Malay humor magazines Malaysian male Misae modern mother Muslim newspaper phantasy Popular Culture pornographic position production published Raj Comics rape fantasy reader reading role rorikon Sailormoon Sailormoon and Crayon Schodt Seoul sexual Shin shojo manga significant Singapore Singaporeans social story Straits style superheroine television tion Tokyo traditional ture Usagi viewer violence woman women young