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9th Manga Café -- "Love! Love! Love!"

2011-2-18 (Fri) 6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

The 9th Manga Café welcomes TANIMOTO Naho as a guest on Friday, February 18. She is the author of Sociology of Love -- Changes in Play and Romantic Love (Seikyusha, 2008). February is Valentine's month so we will talk about love in the Manga Cafe. We will talk about romance, favorite scenes, and romantic lines with Ms. Tanimoto.

We will talk about the two high-profile works noted below. Please read them prior to the Cafe, if you'd like.

  • 1. NANA, YAZAWA Ai, Shueisha, 2000-
  • 2. Berusaiyu no Bara [The Rose of Versailles], IKEDA Riyoko, Shueisha bunko and other publishers, 1994,  Published in serial from 1972 through 1973

In addition to the above two works, we will talk about the following works, too.

  • Banana Fish,  YOSHIDA Akimi,
  • Dokyusei, Sotsugyosei, both by NAKAMURA Asumiko
  • Kimi ni Todoke, SHIINA Karuho
  • Her,  YAMASHITA Tomoko
  • Ai to Makoto, KAJIWARA Ikki & NAGAYASU Takumi
  • Slam Dunk, INOUE Takehiko
  • Kaze to Ki no Uta, TAKEMIYA Keiko
  • Po no Ichizoku, HAGIO Moto

Space is limited; just space for 50. Registration is not required. Space permitting, you can enter after the café has started.

Café masters:

  • ITO Yu, researcher, International Manga Museum, Kyoto Seika University
  • KINSUI Satoshi, Chief, Center for the Study of Communication-Design (CSCD), Osaka University

Guest speakers:

  • TANIMOTO Naho, Associate professor,Faculty of Informatics, Kansai University, 
  • OMOTE Tomoyuki, researcher,International Manga Museum, Kyoto Seika University
  • KURAMOCHI Kayoko, researcher,International Manga Museum, Kyoto Seika University
  • Sponsored by: Art Area B1 (Osaka University, Dance Box, Keihan Electric Railway)
    In cooperation with: Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, International Manga Center, Kyoto Seika University,
    Planned and produced by: Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University, Dance Box, NPO recip (Regional Culture Information and Projects)
    Venue: Art Area B1, Concorse, 1st basement, Naniwabashi Station, Keihan Nakanoshima Line

Date: 2011-2-18 (Fri) 6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Registration: Not necessary.
Contact: Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University
cscd@office.osaka-u.ac.jp

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