Girls' World

How the women of the 'Year Group 24' revolutionised girls' comics in Japan in the late 1970s

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    Abstract

    Exploring the societal and cultural developments that paved the way for the 'Year 24 Group' and tracing the origins of the aesthetics of shojo manga within girls' culture in Japan. Also featuring a new interview with translator Rachel Matt Thorn.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages34-43
    Number of pages9
    Volume33
    Specialist publicationVaroom! The Illustration Report
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016

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    1970s
    Manga
    Cultural Development
    Japan
    Translator
    Aesthetics

    Keywords

    • shojo
    • manga
    • comics
    • Year Group 24
    • experimental
    • narrative
    • visual
    • Moto Hagio
    • Yumiko Oshima
    • Matt Thorn
    • girls' culture
    • Japan

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    Girls' World : How the women of the 'Year Group 24' revolutionised girls' comics in Japan in the late 1970s. / Taylor, Zoe.

    In: Varoom! The Illustration Report, Vol. 33, 03.2016, p. 34-43.

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