comics research bibliography: Comics and Japan

Based on the comics research bibliography, copyright 2002 by John Bullough and Michael Rhode.

[Unknown.] 1989.
More Manga [Viz Comics].
Comics Scene (7):6.

[Unknown.] 1991.
Japanese show helps kids develop taste for cooking [comic strip on cooking].
Albany Times Union (Oct 27):T42.

[Unknown.] 1992.
Sexism In Comics.
Japan Economic Journal 30(1534; Sep 12):7.

[Unknown.] 1994.
Lonely pleasures: Japan [comics].
The Economist 322(7873; Jul 23):84.

[Unknown.] 1995.
Eclectic: Japanese Manga.
The Economist 337(7945; Dec 16):81.

[Unknown.] 1995.
Tezuka Osamu: Father of postwar manga culture.
The East: Higachi 31(3; Sep 1):6.

[Unknown] 1986
Encyclopaedia of Japan, Kodansha International. 1986

Adams, Cecil. 1999.
The Straight Dope [on similarities between Tezuka's anime 'Kimba the Whit e Lion' and Disney's 'The Lion King'].
Washington City Paper (December 24): 166

Adams, Kenneth Alan; Hill, Lester. 1991.
Protest and rebellion: fantasy themes in Japanese comics.
Journal of Popular Culture 25(Summer):99-127.

Adams, Sam. 1999.
(Re-)Enter Sandman: Inspired by Japanese myth, Neil Gaiman returns to the comic book character that made him famous.
Philadelphia City Paper (November 11).
online at

Allison, Anne. 1996.
Permitted & Prohibited Desires: Mothers, Comics and Censorship in Japan.
Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press

Allison, Anne. 1996.
Permitted and Prohibited Desires: Mothers, Comics and Censorship in Japan.
Westview Press.

Ansen, David. 1999.
'Princess' [Mononoke] ride: Miyazaki's magic spell [anime].
Newsweek (November 1): 87

Aoki, Tetsuo. 1991.
Koshikessho e no apurochi -- Dai 1-han [Comprehension through comic series #1 "An approach to hyperlipidemia. Medicine, in Japanese].
Tokyo : Raifu Saiensu.

Aoyama, Tomoko. 1988.
Male homosexuality as treated by Japanese women writers.
Japanese Trajectory: Modernization and Beyond (G. McCormack).

Associated Press. 1997.
Japanese doll is like Popeye's face on Barbie's body: Image made from 2 comic book icons triggers a big fight over copyrights.
Deseret [UT] News (Mar 16).

Atchison, Lee. 2000.
She Said WHAT?!: Dubbed vs. Subtitled in the Anime Realm.
Sequential Tart 3 (4; April):

Atchison, Lee. 2000.
Anime Boys.
Sequential Tart 3 (2; February):

Babington, Deepa. 2000.
As Pokemon movie opens, toy craze shows signs of fading in U.S. [anime].
Reuters (July 21)

Benning, Victoria. 1999.
Youths pack Tysons Corner for pointers on 'Pocket Monsters' [Pokemon Japanese animation].
Washington Post (August 8): C4

Berry, Stefanie. 1999.
Dumplings deluge: 'Dango' tune inspires Japanese craze [animation].
Washington Post (August 3): C1, 7

Bissey, Laura. 2000.
What Cels: The Woeful Life of a Cel Collector [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (6; June):

Bissey, Laura. 2000.
A Boy, His Father, An Empty Eye Socket and the Ghosts of Japan [GeGeGe no Kitarou manga / anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (5; May):

Bissey, Laura. 2000.
Reviewing Mononoke [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (2; February):

Bissey, Laura. 2000.
The End of Evangelion; Or, how I learned to stop worrying and hate Hideaki Anno [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (7; July):

Bissey, Laura. 2000.
The Seductive World of Shoujo Anime.
Sequential Tart 3 (3; March):

Blyth, R.H. 1956
"The History of Japanese Caricature"
chapter 17 in Oriental Humour, Hokuseido Press, Tokyo, pp.284-296

Bomford, Jen. 2000.
Rurouni Kenshin: Or The Story With Many Names [anime / manga].
Sequential Tart 3 (6; June):

Bomford, Jen. 2000.
White Wing, Black Wing, Cute Wing, Bat Wing [angels in anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (7; July):

Bomford, Jen. 2000.
Yaoi and Shounen Ai -Or- Turnabout Is Fair Play??? [homosexual erotic manga].
Sequential Tart 3 (9; September):

Bornoff, Nicholas. 1991.
Pink samurai: Love, marriage and sex in contemporary Japan [Manga].
New York: Pocket.

Burr, Ty. 1999.
Princess Mononoke [anime review].
Entertainment Weekly (November 5): 50

Burr, Ty. 1998.
Special 'Delivery' [Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki's Kiki's Delivery Service released in US by Disney].
Entertainment Weekly (September 4): 88.

Burr, Ty. 1999.
Smaller is better [Rugrats animation].
Entertainment Weekly (April 2): 97-8

Burress, Charles. 1997.
San Francisco's Manga Man.
San Francisco Chronicle (Feb 2).

Byrne, Chuck. 1988.
Animekomikkusu: Japanese animation comics.
Print 42(Nov/Dec):158-63.

Chandler, Clay. 1999.
A Cultural Shock to The System: Out of Japan's Upheaval Spring Hit Film, Books [anti-business manga].
Washington Post (November 9): E1, 15

Chavez, Paul. 1999.
'Pokemon' Rocks in Box Office Open [anime].
Associated Press (November 14)

Chetwynd, Josh and Andy Seiler. 2000.
Studio is hoping Pokemon fans dig Digimon, too [anime].
USA Today (August 29): 1D

Chin, Oliver. 1999.
Know your market; Part one: The youth movement [anime and manga recommendation from Viz marketing director].
Comics Retailer (October): 38

Clark, Tanya. 1997.
'Spirit Princess' moves Japan [animation].
USA Today (Aug 28).

Coleman, Joseph. 1997.
Comics aren't just for the young in Japan.
Athens Daily News/Athens Banner-Herald (Aug 3).
Collado, Katherine. 1993.
Graphic expression: The cartoons of Clifford K. Berryman [editorial].
Prologue 25(3; Fall):283-9.

Coleman, Joseph. 1997.
Japan takes comic books to next level.
Albany Times Union (Jul 28).

Contino, Jennifer M. 2000.
"Here He Comes ...": Speed Racer [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (4; April):

Contino, Jennifer M. 2000.
Nova is a GO!: Amy Howard [interview of Star Blazers anime voice].
Sequential Tart 3 (4; April):

Contino, Jennifer M. 2000.
A Grand Voice: Michael Granberry [anime voiceover artist interview].
Sequential Tart 3 (2; February):

Contino, Jennifer M. 2000.
Crushing Joe: Michael Brady [anime voice interview].
Sequential Tart 3 (8; August):

Contino, Jennifer M. 2000.
Head Fanboy: C.B. Cebulski Talks Anime [interview].
Sequential Tart 3 (9; September):

Contino, Jennifer M. 2000.
Oh My Goddess! the Interview Scott Simpson and Juliet Cesario [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (6; June):

Contino, Jennifer M. 2000.
Sailor Moon [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (3; March):

Couch, John S. 1997.
Japan's dreaming [review of Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga by F. L. Schodt].
Wired 5(1; Jan):174.

Dauphin, Gary. 1999.
Japanimation's All-ages Show ["Studio Ghibli, Japan" anime show at the Museum of Modern Art].
Village Voice (September 15).
online at

Dean, Michael. 2000.
Retailers alarmed by Wizard ad for she-male anime.
Comics Journal (219; January): 11-12

Disheneau, David. 1998.
Maryland town gets Japanese literature.
Associated Press (Feb 18).

Donnelly, Laura. 2000.
It's Elementary, My Dear! Part One: Fire [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (9; September):

Donnelly, Laura. 2000.
Slay You, Slay Me: A Review of the Slayers Anime Series.
Sequential Tart 3 (6; June):

Donnelly, Laura. 2000.
The Rane Must Fall: Elf Princess Rane [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (8; August):

Donnelly, Laura. 2000.
When Angels Come To Earth: Neon Genesis Evangelion [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (7; July):

Dower, John W. 1986
"The War in Western Eyes""The War in Japanese Eyes"
War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War, Pantheon Books, New York. pp.181-200

Dower, John W. 1993
"Graphic Others/Graphic Selves: Cartoons in War and Peace"
chapter 9 in Japan in War and Peace: Essays on History, Culture and Race,
Harper Collins, London. pp.287-300

Duus, Peter. 1999.
The Marumaru Chinbun and the origins of the Japanese political cartoon.
International Journal of Comic Art 1 (1; Spring/Summer): 42-56

Feldman, Ofer. 1995.
Political reality and editorial cartoons in Japan: How the national dailies illustrate the Japanese prime minister.
Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 72(3):571.

Fletcher, Dani. 2000.
Here There Be Angels: Kia Asamiya [manga interview].
Sequential Tart 3 (5; May):

Fletcher, Dani. 2000.
Perfect Visions: Looking at The Vision of Escaflowne [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (5; May):

Fletcher, Dani. 2000.
The "Truth" Is In Here: Project: Generation and Public Service [education al manga].
Sequential Tart 3 (9; September):

Fletcher, Danielle. 2000.
The Few, The Proud, The Fanclubs [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (4; April):

Fletcher, Danielle. 2000.
The People of Anime and Why They Are Central to World Peace.
Sequential Tart 3 (2; February):

Fowler, Jimmy. 2000.
International incident: Dragonball Z is the Cartoon Network's top-rated show, thanks to a Fort Worth-based company that's unleashing a controversial American version of this Japanese hit.
Dallas Observer (January 20).
online at

Fujii, Satoru (ed). 1999.
Japan Edge: The Insider's Guide to Japanese Popular Subculture [chapters on comics and anime].
Cadence Books

Fujimoto, Yukari and Julianne Dvorak (trans). 1991.
A life-Size Mirror: Women's Self-Representation in Girl's Comics.
Review of Japanese Culture and Society (December 4): 53-57.

Fujimoto, Yukari. [date unknown.]
Watashi No Ibasho Wa Doko Ni Aru No [Where do I belong? The shape of the heart as reflected in girls' comics; in Japanese]?
Gakuyou Shobou.

Fulford, Benjamin. 1997.
Comics in Japan not just funny business.
Nikkei Weekly 35(1761; Feb 17).

Furusho, J. et. al. 1998.
Patient background of the Pokemon phenomenon: questionnaire studies in multiple pediatric clinics [Japanese animation].
Acta Paediatrica Japonica 40 (6; December): 550-4

Gayton, Loran. 1999.
Cherry Blossoms Versus Chainsaws - A Meditation On The Meaning Of Cute [co-creator of "Morning Glory The Faerie" compares American Comics and Japanese Shojo Manga].
Sequential Tart 2(7; July):

Goff, Janet. 1997.
Adolf: A Tale of the Twentieth Century [review of comic by O. Tezuka].
Japan Quarterly 44(2; Apr):105.

Gomi, Yoko. 1995.
The purifying darkness of Miyazaki's world: The place where "Nausicaa" has arrived [manga].
Comic Box (January)

Gopalan, Nisha. 1999.
Princess Mononoke [anime by Miyazaki].
Premiere (November): 30

Grigsby, Mary. 1998.
Sailormoon Manga (Comics) and Anime (Cartoons) Superheroine meets Barbie: Global Entertainment Commodity comes to the United States.
Journal of Popular Culture 32 (1; Summer).

Groensteen, Thierry. 1991.
L'univers des mangas [Japanese comics; in French].

Hanna, Junko. 2000.
Japan pays tribute to its animation heritage [museum exhibit].
The Daily Yomiuri (July 27): 7

Hardy, Ernest. 1999.
Animating the Century; Princess Mononoke taps the Zeitgeist [anime].
LA Weekly (October 29).
online at

Hargreaves, Darron. 2000.
You've come a long way, Baby [development of animation and anime].
Daily Yomiuri (July 27): 7

Hatton, Denise. 1998.
Japan introduces new series featuring songs; humor from the Czech Republic, San Marino.
Linn's Stamp News (February 23): 34

Hayes, Dade. 1999.
Pokemon Pockets Monster Box Office [anime].
Reuters (November 15)

Heilbrunn, Jacob. 1999.
Tokyo Diarist: Cartoon History [Japan cartoonist Yoshinori Kobayashi].
The New Republic (January 25):

Hembeck, Fred. 1999.
Dateline: @!!?* [ say this nightmarish image appeared in a seventie s DC Comic?..]
Comic Book Artist Special Edition (1; December): 65

Herskovitz, Jon. 2000.
Japanese videogamers look beyond Pokemon [animation].
Reuters / Variety (January 2)

Hernandez, Greg. 2000.
WB collects 3rd 'Pokemon' film [anime].
The Hollywood Reporter (August 24)

Herskovitz, Jon. 1999.
''Mononoke'' creator Miyazaki toons up pic [anime].
Reuters (December 15)

Hino, Hideshi. 1990.
Panorama of Hell [manga graphic album].
Blast Books

Hino, Hideshi. 1995.
Hell Baby [manga graphic album].
Blast Books

Holden, TJM. 2000.
ReDotPop: Mediations of Japan: Ranma [anime / manga sexual roles].
PopMatters (July 5):

Howe, Desson. 1999.
'Princess'' [Mononoke]: Hooray for anime.
Washington Post (November 5): Weekend 49, 52

Howe, Desson. 2000.
'Pokemon': The power of duh [anime].
Washington Post (July 21): Weekend 35, 44

Hughes, David and Jonathan Clements. 1997.
Arts: Manga goes to Hollywood.
The Guardian (Apr 14).

Hunter, Stephen. 1999.
The bland violence of 'Mononoke' [anime].
Washington Post (November 5): C5

International and Cultural Section, Planning Department, City of Omiya (ed.) 1991
Kitazawa Rakuten; Founder of the Modern Japanese Cartoon, [Japanese/English text]
Omiya City Council, Omiya.

Ishida, S. et. al. 1998.
Photosensitive seizures provoked while viewing "Pocket Monsters," a made-for-television animation program in Japan.
Epilepsia 39 (12; December): 1340-4

Ishinomori, Shotaro. 1988.
Japan, Inc. [Japanese comics].
University of California.

Ito, Kinko. 1994.
Images of women in weekly male comic magazines in Japan.
Journal of Popular Culture 27(Spring):81-95.

Izawa, Eri. 1997.
The Romantic, Passionate Japanese in Anime: A Look at the Hidden Japanese Soul.
Japanese Pop Culture Conference, University of Victoria (in Canada). m.html

Jeanne. 2000.
Rurouni Kenshin: Or, as the Americans have it, Samurai X [anime / manga].
Sequential Tart 3 (6; June):

Jeanne. 2000.
The Dark Brilliance of Kia Asamiya [manga].
Sequential Tart 3 (5; May):

Jenkins, Mark. 1995.
Manga: Of sex, sci-fi and salarymen [academic conference that became ICAF].
Washington Post (February 5): G8

Jenkins, Mark. 1999.
Masters of anime [film series].
Washington City Paper (September 10): 121

Jenkins, Mark. 1999.
The myth Japan pageant [Princess Mononoke animated film review].
Washington City Paper (November 5): 42-43

Jonte, Lisa Renee. 2000.
A Beginner's Guide to Japanese Manga.
Sequential Tart 3 (5; May):

Jonte, Lisa. 2000.
Elfquest: Fond Memories of America's Earliest "Manga".
Sequential Tart 3 (8; August):

Kaplan, David A. & Adam Rogers. 1999.
It's a Pokemon planet [Japanese animation].
Newsweek (March 1): 48

Kempley, Rita. 2000.
'Pokemon 2000': More power to them [anime].
Washington Post (July 21): C1, 12

Ketchum, Alton. 199x
"The Search for Uncle Sam"
History Today vol.40, April. pp.20-26 "Japanese Subculture in the 1990s: Otaku and the Amateur Manga Movement"
Journal of Japanese Studies vol.24 no.2. pp.289-317

Kingwell, Mark. 1997.
Babes in toyland ['Sailor Moon' television adaptation of Japanese comic book].
Saturday Night 112(1; Feb):83-84.

Kinsella, Sharon. 2000.
Adult Manga, Culture & Power in Contemporary Japanese Society.
Richmond, Surrey: Curzon

Kinsella, Sharon. 1996.
Change in the social status, form and content of adult Manga, 1986-1996.
Japan Forum 8(1; Mar):103-112.

Kinsella, Sharon. 1998.
Adult Manga.
Curzon Press.

Kiyama, Henry (Yoshitaka) 1995
The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924 (translated, with introduction and notes by Frederik L. Schodt)
Stonebridge Press, Berkeley

Kiyama, Henry (Yoshitaka) and Frederik L. Schodt (trans). 1999.
The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924.
Stone Bridge Press

Klayman, Ben. 2000.
Speed Racer's Mach 5 Race Car Up for Auction [anime].
Reuters (June 20)

Klein, Andy. 1999.
Gods almighty: Princess Mononoke is beautiful, but is she worth the wait? [anime; Miyazaki; Gaiman].
Dallas Observer (November 4).
online at

Koehler, Robert. 2000.
''Pokemon'' sequel better than original [Pokemon 2000 the Movie: The Power of One (Poketto Monsutaa: Maboroshi No Pokemon X: Lugia Bakudan) animated Japanese movie].
Reuters / Variety (July 21)

Koso, J. et. al. 1998. Risk factors in evoked neurological disorder by watching an animated program, Pokemon. [in Japanese] No to Hattatsu [Brain & Development] 30 (5; September): 435-7

Kristof, Nicholas D. 1995.
In Japan, brutal comics for women.
New York Times (Nov 5):1.

Kusaoi, Akiko. 1997.
Never mind the Mishima, here comes the Manga.
Look Japan (Jan):47.

Ledden, Sean; Fejes, Fred. 1987.
Female gender role patterns in Japanese comic magazines.
Journal of Popular Culture 21(Summer):155-76.

Ledoux, Trish, ed. 1997.
Anime Interviews: The First Five Years of Animerica, Anime and Manga Monthly.

Ledoux, Trish. 1997.
Anime Interviews: The First Five Years of Animerica, Anime & Manga Monthly (1992-97).
San Francisco: Viz Communications

Levi, Antonia. 1996.
Samurai from Outer Space: Understanding Japanese Animation.
Open Court Publishing Company

Levi, Antonia. 1996.
Samurai from Outer Space [manga].
Open Court Publishing Company.

Levin, Rick. 2000.
Pokemon Possessed [anime / manga].
The Stranger (November 4)

Lien - Cooper, Barb. 2000.
Rumiko Takahashi [anime].
Sequential Tart 3 (3; March):

Lien, Barb. 1999.
American Manga with a Reason for Being: Will Allison [interview with "Trouble Express" creator, a science fiction comic book published by Radio Comix].
Sequential Tart 2(7; July):

Lien-Cooper, Barb. 2000.
Dialing for Deities: Oh My Goddess! [anime / manga].
Sequential Tart 3 (6; June):

Lo Duca, G. M. 1939.
Du dessin anime a la plastique animee [comics; in French].
La Nature 67(May 15):314-319.

Loveday, Leo and Satomi Chiba. 1983.
At the crossroads: The folk ideology of femininity in the Japanese comic.
Fabula: Journal of Folktale Studies 24(3-4):246-263.

Maynard, Senko K. 1995.
Interrogatives that seek no answers: Exploring the expressiveness of rhetorical interrogatives in Japanese [rhetoric of Japanese comic strips].
Linguistics 33(3):501-530.

McCloud, Scott. 1996.
Understanding Manga.
Wizard 56 (Apr):44-48.

Meech-Perarik, Julia. 1986
"Satire: Harsh Critics of New Japan"
chapter 4 in The World of the Meiji Print: Impressions of a New Civilization, Weatherhill, New York. pp.179-199

Miller, Bob. 1989.
The lure of 'Laputa' [Japanese animation movie].
Comics Scene (7):69.

Miyadai, Shinji. [date unknown.].
Sabukaruchaa Shinwa Kaitai [Dismantling subculture myths; about Japanese girls' comics].

Miyamoto, T. 1990.
The effect of graphic properties of 'pictorial letters' in Japanese comic books [in Japanese].
Science of Reading 34(2; Jul).

Morikawa, Kathleen. 1997.
More than mind candy [review of 'Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga' by F. Schodt].
Japan Quarterly 44(1; Jan):92-94.

Murata, Natsuko. 1993.
The effects of comic strips as a teaching strategy [in Japanese].
Science of Reading 37(4; Dec).

Murray, Geoffrey. 1980.
In Japan, comic books aren't just for children anymore.
Christian Science Monitor (Aug 22).

Nagai, Asami. 1999
"Manga's 12th-century Roots"
The Daily Yomiuri, Thursday, September 2. pp.7

Northwest Airlines. 1997.
Anything less than "open skies" is a sell out to Japan [ad with Oliphant cartoon].
Washington Post (Oct 21):A5.

Northwest Airlines. 1997.
Asia's economic crisis will deepen unless we break up 'Japan Inc.' [ad campaign by editorial cartoonist Oliphant].
Washington Post (Dec 9):A22.

Northwest Airlines. 1997.
Japan wants 'open skies' - but only for Japan [Oliphant ad campaign].
Washington Post (Nov 20):A22.

Northwest Airlines. 1997.
Unfortunately, Japan's opposition to "Open Skies" is no joke [Ad campaign with Oliphant cartoons].
Washington Post (Oct 30):A12; (Nov 2):A21.

O'Hara, Terence. 2000.
Dot-bombs [anime distributor].
Washington Post (July 3): Business 3

Ohtsuka, Eiji. 1987.
[Manga] No Kouzou: Shouhin, Tekisuto, Genshou [comics structure; in Japanese].

Ohtsuka, Eiji. 1988.
Comic-book formula for success.
Japan Quarterly (Jul/Sep).

Ohtsuka, Eiji. 1994.
Sengo Manga No Hyoguen Kuukan: Kigouteki Shintai No Jubaku [postwar comics; in Japanese].

Okada, Emilo. 1995.
Thoughts of a faithful reader for 12 years [Nausicaa manga].
Comic Box (January)

Okamoto, Rei. 1997.
'Fuku-chan' goes to Java: Images of Indonesia in a Japanese wartime newspaper comic strip.
Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science 25(1):111-123.

Oshiro, Y. and M. Fukuhara. 1990.
Impressions of comic strips and comic strip heroes: A multidimensional scaling of comic strip perceptions [in Japanese].
Science of Reading 34(4; Dec).

Poitras, Gilles. 1998.
The Anime Companion: What's Japanese in Japanese Animation.
Stone Bridge Press

Pusateri, John. 2000.
Assassins and children: The mythology of the Lone Wolf and Cub films [based on manga].
Asian Cinema 11 (1; Spring/Summer): 84-96

Quigley, Kenvin. 1996.
Comics Underground Japan: A Manga Anthology
Blast Books

Rees, Christina. 1998.
This cartoon is X-rated [anime / "Japanimation"].
Dallas Observer (September 3).
online at

Reid, Bruce. 2000.
Cartoons for Every Age: The Complex Beauty of Hayao Miyazaki [anime].
The Stranger (November 4)

Reynolds, Eric. 1999.
Miscellanous news: Rock, Rock, Rock 'n' Roll High School [from Cosmic Comics]; Mirage folds comics line; DC gives credit to retailers; No end to paper crunch in sight; Mason, Ulm leave Malibu; Underground Manga from FBI; Rick Geary wins Reuben Award; STV acquires competitor; Founder of Cartoon Art Museum retires; Wizards cut off Heroes World; Bongo Halloween Special.
Comics Journal (179; August): 24-25

Robischon, Noah. 1999.
In 'toon. Japanimation rules on the Web. Can it take over U.S. movie screens?
Entertainment Weekly (October 29): 121

Rust, David. 1998.
Like nothing else going... [Gon review; manga].
Comics Journal (201; January): 41-42.

Rutenberg, Jim. 2000.
Pokemon, unchosen [anime].
New York Times (June 28): B12

Saitani, Ryo & Hayao Miyazaki. 1995.
I understand Nausicaa a bit more than I did a little while ago [manga interview].
Comic Box (January).

Salmon, Jacqueline L. 1999.
For preteens and parents, hunt is on for Pokemon [Japanese cartoon characters].
Washington Post (June 7): B1, 7

Saltz, Jerry. 1999.
Imitation Warhol [Takashi Murakami's manga / anime influenced fine art].
Village Voice (August 25).
online at

Sanches, M. 1977.
Contemporary Japanese youth and mass media communication [comics reading in Japan].
Youth and Society 8(4):389-416.

Sanderson, Peter. 1987.
Lone Wolf and Cub in America [First Comics' presentation of Japanese series].
Comics Scene Special (1):23-25.

Sasaki, Atsushi. 1992.
Koketsuatsusho e no apurochi -- Dai 1-han [Comprehension through comic shirizu #2; Hypertension therapy manga].
Tokyo : Raifu Saiensu.

Schilling, Mark. 1993.
Doraemon: Making dreams come true.
Japan Quarterly 40(Oct/Dec):405-417.

Schodt, Frederik L. 1995.
Reading the classic Nausicaa, one can see the problems with today's manga.
Comic Box (January)

Schodt, Frederik L. [date unknown.]
Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics.
Kodansha International.

Schodt, Frederik L. 1986.
Manga! Manga! The world of Japanese comics.
New York: Kodansha America.

Schodt, Frederik L. 1996.
Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga.
Berkeley, CA: Stone Bridge Press.

Schodt, Frederik L. 1998.
Land of the Running Serial (Japanese comics)
Civilization (June-July)

Schoell, William. 1991
Comic Book Heroes of the Screen
New York: Citadel Press

Seward, Jack. 1983.
More about the Japanese (revised) [Manga].
Tokyo: Lotus Press.

Shapiera, Ian. 2000.
From Pokemany to poky few? Faster than you can say 'Harry Potter,' a craze cools off [Pokemon anime].
Washington Post (July 31): C1, 4

Shigeo Nishimura. 1994.
The Japanese Manga.
Japan: Foreign Press Center

Shimizu Isao, 1993
"Japan's Rich Tradition of Cartoons & Comics"
Echoes of Peace, Jan.

Shinohara, Makiko. 1991.
Yoshiro Harada dares to deliver papers in costume: To the delight of many Japanese.
Christian Science Monitor (Dec 31).

Siegel, Robert. 1998.
Counter-Tenor [Yoshikazu Mera sings theme for animated film in Japan].
National Public Radio's Weekly Edition (February 7)

Skinner, Kenneth D. 1979.
Salaryman Comics in Japan: Images of Self Perception.
Journal of Popular Culture 13(1; Summer).

Smith, Toren. 1995.
The new Miyazaki generation: Spreading even into English speaking countries [Nausicaa manga].
Comic Box (January)

Snider, Mike. 1999.
Pokemania builds as monster games spawn a hydra-headed empire [Japanese animation].
USA Today (March 17): 8D

Snider, Mike. 1999.
Pokemon poised to be pop culture's next big phenom [Japanese animation].
USA Today (March 17): 1D

Snyder, Janet. 1997.
Japan seeks cause of convulsions [Pocket Monsters animation].
Washington Post (Dec 18):C16.

Somboon, Singkamanan. 1995.
Other voices: Manga in Thailand.
Bookbird 33(Fall/Winter):46-47.

Span, Paula. 1997.
Cross-cultural cartoon cult [anime].
Washington Post (May 15):B1, B4.

Span, Paula. 1997.
Cross-cultural cartoon cult: Japan's animated futuristic features move from college clubs to video stores [Anime].
Washington Post (May 15).

Stepp, Laura Sessions. 1999.
The 'Pokemon' phenomenon [Japanese animation].
Washington Post (April 9): C4

Stuever, Hank. 2000.
What Would Godzilla Say? At the Japanese Animation Festival, a Brave New World Of Hot Pink and Cool Kids.
Washington Post (February 14): C1

Sullivan, Gary. 1999.
The Four Immigrants Manga by Henry (Yoshitaka) Kiyama [review].
Rain Taxi Review of Books (Winter): 29

Sullivan, Kevin. 1997.
Japan's cartoon violence: TV networks criticized after children's seizures [Pocket Monsters animation].
Washington Post (Dec 19): D1, D6.

Sullivan, Kevin. 1997.
The Wolf-Girl from Japan: 'Princess Monoke' Fans Fill the Movie Theaters [animation].
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