Wolf Children is honest about the gross reality of raising kids (and pets) while still leaving room for fantasy, which is really the only way a movie about single motherhood can work for a general family audience, as Wolf Children largely does.
News Japanese Doujinshi & Manga Coverage
posted on 2003-03-23 03:26 EST
The Japan Times today provides indepth coverage about the manga industry in Japan.
The first article in the comprehensive coverage of manga covers the business and retail aspect ot it. The second article explains how manga has affected the mainstream culture of Japan. The third article focuses on doujinshi and the various aspects of how this medium of story telling is unique to Japan.
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