SCBWI:

Made in Japan: What Makes Manga Japanese - And Why Western Kids Love It

Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2007 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Speaker: Roland Kelts and Masakazu Kubo

Description:
This event will be in English. This talk followed by Q and A will cover the nuts and bolts of the craft of manga and discuss the nature of its appeal beyond Japan. Roland Kelts is author of Japanamerica: How Japanese Pop Culture Has Invaded the U.S. (www.japanamericabook.com). He is a lecturer at the University of Tokyo and writes about manga and anime for the Daily Yomiuri newspaper. He is co-editor of the New York-based literary journal A Public Space, and his first novel, Access, will be published next year. He currently splits his time between New York and Tokyo.

Masakazu Kubo is executive producer of the Pokemon movies and TV series. After joining Shogakukan in 1983 he served as editor of the comic magazines CoroCoro Comic and Comic Gotta. Currently director of Shogakukan's Character Business Center, he serves on the executive committee of the Tokyo International Film Festival and Tokyo International Anime Fair. He is executive producer at the Tokyo Anime Center, and he co-wrote the Japanese books Pokemon Story and The Future of Vibrant Content Business.

Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan (SCBWI)

Cost: SCBWI Members: 1000 yen
Non-members: 1500 yen

Venue: Tokyo Women's Plaza, Conference Room 2, 5-53-67 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (by the Children 's Castle and United Nations University)

Location: Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

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Website: japan.scbwi.org

Holly Thompson, SCBWI Tokyo Co-Regional Advisor
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