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Girl power manga exhibit in Toronto

September 8th, 2006     by Holland Gidney     Comments

I don’t know that much about these kinds of comics but a quick Google search informed me that Shojo/Shouja are Japanese comics created primarily by women for girls and women.

Sounds like it could be an interesting exhibit…

    The Japan Foundation, Toronto presents: Shojo Manga! Girl Power! GIRLS’ COMICS FROM JAPAN September 6 - October 4, 2006 The Japan Foundation, Toronto 131 Bloor Street West (Bay subway station) 2nd Floor of the Colonnade building Free Admission

The Japan Foundation, Toronto presents the exhibition Shojo Manga! Girl Power! Girls’ Comics From Japan curated by Dr. Masami Toku of California State University. The exhibition will be on display from September 6 - October 4, 2006 at the Japan Foundation, Toronto. Featuring more than 200 works by 23 artists, this exhibit is the first of its kind to explore the unique styles of female manga artists and examines their contributions to the development of Shojo Manga.

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