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‘Regulation of manga content in Japan: is there a future for BL comics?’

Chapter


Abstract


  • In this chapter, I draw attenrion to the criticism that has been levied at

    BL texts that specifically emphasizes, not so much the seeming youthfulness

    of their characters, bur their depiction of "inappropriate" and "incorrect"

    sex and gender roles that are likely to cause misidenrificarion and confusion

    among their yourhful readers.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • McLelland, M. (2015). ‘Regulation of manga content in Japan: is there a future for BL comics?’. In M. McLelland, K. Nagaike, K. Suganuma & J. Welker (Eds.), Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture & Community in Japan (pp. 253-273). Jackson: University of Mississippi.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781626740662

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2462

Book Title


  • Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture & Community in Japan

Start Page


  • 253

End Page


  • 273

Place Of Publication


  • Jackson

Abstract


  • In this chapter, I draw attenrion to the criticism that has been levied at

    BL texts that specifically emphasizes, not so much the seeming youthfulness

    of their characters, bur their depiction of "inappropriate" and "incorrect"

    sex and gender roles that are likely to cause misidenrificarion and confusion

    among their yourhful readers.

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • McLelland, M. (2015). ‘Regulation of manga content in Japan: is there a future for BL comics?’. In M. McLelland, K. Nagaike, K. Suganuma & J. Welker (Eds.), Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture & Community in Japan (pp. 253-273). Jackson: University of Mississippi.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781626740662

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2462

Book Title


  • Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture & Community in Japan

Start Page


  • 253

End Page


  • 273

Place Of Publication


  • Jackson