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Manga Makes It to Academia

Manga has grown from its beginnings in Japan to become a global phenomenon. Its growing influence is reflected in academia, where manga-related research is on the rise. One of the pioneers in this field is the German scholar Jaqueline Berndt, the vice-director of Kyoto Seika University’s International Manga Research Center. We talked with her to learn more about how she became interested in manga and her approach to manga research.

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