Quote Japan

Interesting, odd, outrageous or informative quotes about Japan

Manga- Quotes about Japanese comics

“around 1970… manga were not the mass medium they are today in Japan, but they had become a badge of pride for many university students, an important part of youth culture the way rock and roll was in the West” Frederik L. Schodt, “The Astro Boy Essays” pg x

“The agriculture ministry is not in charge of robots,”

spokesman Tsutomu Shimomura’s statement to the Associated Press on the story that bureaucrats were editing wikipedia manga entries during work time, according to this Guardian article.

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