Posts Tagged ‘censorship’

Cool Japan chilled: Censorship rules Japan

Posted by on December 15th, 2010 at 7:10 AM

Any of you remember the ‘Comics Code’ in America, effectively shutting down the most creative comics artists in the US in the 1950s, as aptly recorded by David Hadju in The Ten Cent Plague? For the sake of all of us, let’s hope it doesn’t happen in Japan.

Burn your comics!

Posted by on August 22nd, 2010 at 2:42 AM

The debate about the sentencing of a Swedish manga translator for the possession of child pornography still rages in Sweden.

Audio: Censorship in Manga Lecture by Jason Thompson

Posted by on May 10th, 2010 at 1:00 PM

This audio file is a “rough draft” of the lecture on censorship in manga and anime that Jason Thompson recently delivered at TCAF this weekend, presented at the 2010 Sakura Con in Seattle, WA. Click here for audio