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Manga Vision

CONTENTS

Introduction

Tuning in to Manga: Cultural and Communicative Perspectives

Sarah Pasfield-Neofitou

SECTION ONE

APPROPRIATION AND EXPANSION: CULTURAL EXPRESSION

Chapter One

Image to Object, Illustration to Costume: Australian Cosplayers and Cosplay ‘Ways of Seeing’ Manga

Claire Langsford

Chapter Two

Beyond ‘Japaneseness’: Representative Possibilities of Original English Language Manga in Svetlana Chmakova’s Dramacon

Angela Moreno Acosta

Chapter Three

The Changing Role of Manga and Anime Magazines in the Japanese Animation Industry

Renato Rivera Rusca

Chapter Four

From Victim to Kira: Death Note and the Misplaced Agencies of Cosmic Justice

Corey Bell

Chapter Five

Exploring Yaoi Fans’ Online Practices in an Online Community

Simon Turner

Chapter Six

An Evaluation of Physicality in the Bara Manga of Bádi Magazine

Thomas Baudinette

Chapter Seven

Finding Music in Manga: Exploring Yaoi through Contemporary Piano Composition

Paul Smith

SECTION TWO

COMMUNICATION AND ENGAGEMENT: LANGUAGE EXCHANGE

Chapter Eight

Nodame’s Language Lessons

Tomoko Aoyama and Belinda Kennett

Chapter Nine

Writing Another’s Tongue: Orthographic Representations of Non-Fluency in Japanese Manga

Wes Robertson

Chapter Ten

Factors Influencing Non-Native Readers’ Sequencing of Japanese Manga Panels

James F. Lee and William S. Armour

Chapter Eleven

Manga in the English as a Foreign Language Classroom

Lara Promnitz-Hayashi

Chapter Twelve

Impolite Language in Manga

Lidia Tanaka

Chapter Thirteen

Ken-Honyaku-ryū: Issues in the Translation of Controversial Texts Focusing on the Manga Comics Hate Korean Wave and Hate Japanese Wave

Adam Antoni Zulawnik

Chapter Fourteen

The Sound of Silence: Translating Onomatopoeia and Mimesis in Japanese Manga

Cathy Sell and Sarah Pasfield-Neofitou

Chapter Fifteen

Manga Spectacles: Manga as a Multimodal Research Tool

Cathy Sell

Manga by Queenie Chan

Tuning in to Manga

Cultural Expression

Language and Engagement

Manga Spectacles

About the Contributors

Index

Manga Vision

   by Sarah Pasfield-Neofitou and Cathy Sell