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FROM NICHE TO MAINSTREAM: THE CROSSOVER SUCCESS OF GAY MANGA ICON GENGOROH TAGAME

Guest Lecture by Anne Ishii, Executive Director, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia

Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 4:15-5:45 PM 

Scheuer Room, Kohlberg Hall

In this talk, translator and publisher Anne Ishii will talk about her work with gay mangaka Gengoroh Tagame, from their first forays into importing gay adult material from Japan to America, to creating unique Anglophone editions of Young Adult work like the Eisner-award winning "My Brother's Husband." In understanding how this translation work has changed over the years, we can also understand the crossover appeal of niche to mainstream books that can be enjoyed across different readerships.

 

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