Category Archives: manga

The Impact That Manga Can Have on Teaching People About the Past, Present, and Future

Keiji Nakazawa: Barefoot In Hiroshima   Manga has a huge influence worldwide and can be effective in the classroom.  Everybody learns differently and students are more engaged in learning about something that interests them.  Many students enjoy reading manga and it … Continue reading

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Asa Ekstrom Invents A Name For Herself In The Birthplace of Manga

          Swedish manga artist Asa Ekstrom has forged a successful career in Japan. She made the decision to become a manga artist while discovering manga series Sailor Moon and Inuyasha as a kid. When a kid … Continue reading

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The Massive Explosion of Japanese pop culture in Singapore

Singapore is one of the latest countries hugely influenced by Japanese pop culture. About six-large exhibitions are currently happening and will take place in the upcoming months.  Three events are going on this month are Gundon Docks At Singapore exhibition … Continue reading

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The Rising Popularity of Japanese Anime in Ohio

Ohio is celebrating the popularity of Japanese anime by hosting conventions across the state.  It hosted its first anime convention this year for over three days in Columbus back in late January featuring conversations about recent anime/manga series, contests, and … Continue reading

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The Influence of Anime to Promote Better Relationships among Nations

  One Chinese student in Japan uses her love of anime to improve relationships between the two countries.  Currently, Yao Lijin studies Japanese in college.  In December, she won first prize in an annual Japanese essay writing contest competing against … Continue reading

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Fifteenth Anniversary of Japan Expo 2014 France

JAPAN Expo 2014 has had another amazing year in France since its start in 1999. It is one of the most celebrated and spectacular events that highlights Japanese culture in Europe. This venue showcases the latest releases in video games, … Continue reading

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Actress Tao Tsuchiya Wins Role in Live-Action Film Rurouni Kenshin

Actress Tao Tsuchiya plays female ninja Misao Makimachi in the live-action film Rurouni Kenshin.   She starred in the historical action TV series Ryomaden directed by Keishi Otomo before appearing in the first live-action Rurouni Kenshin and its two sequels. … Continue reading

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