For the last 20 years, many non-Japanese manga artists have appeared in the manga market in Japan, which had been occupied primarily by Japanese artists for more than half a century. Mainly from a visual perspective, this study focuses on self-images and self-reflections of "foreign" manga artists on their works that have been published in Japan.
Ito Yu (*1974) is an assistant professor of Kyoto Seika University (KSU). Yoo Sookyung (*1986) is a lecturer of the same university. Their common research field is manga studies and they belong to KSU’s International Manga Research Center.
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