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BS1 Sun. Aug. 20

Shojo Manga

Manga is popular worldwide, but recently shojo manga are gathering attention. Shojo manga, which are centered around romance and are aimed at female middle and high schoolers, are said to be unique culture of Japan. How are munekyun gestures such as “kabedon”, which are indispensable for shojo manga, created? Foreigner report on the secrets to the popularity of shojo manga. How does the world see this pop culture unique to Japan? We investigate the world of shojo manga.

Our foreign guest visited a library that has collected shojo manga to investigate the history of shojo manga.
Our foreign guest was shown in an editorial department how heart pounding gestures, which are indispensable for shojo manga, are created.
We asked a young foreign man who is aiming to become a shojo manga artist what is appealing about it.