Shōjo no Tomo

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Shōjo no Tomo (少女の友, Shōjo no tomo, meaning "Girls' Friend" in English) was a Japanese magazine published by Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha from 1908 to 1955.[1] It featured early shōjo manga-style imagery,[2] and work by Takuboku Ishikawa, Katsuji Matsumoto, Jun'ichi Nakahara,[3] and Akiko Yosano.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miyako Inoue (2006). Vicarious Language: Gender and Linguistic Modernity in Japan. University of California Press. p. 116. ISBN 978-0-520-24584-6. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  2. ^ Natsu Onoda Power (2009). God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga. Univ. Press of Mississippi. p. 114. ISBN 978-1-60473-478-2. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  3. ^ "The History of Manga, Part 2". Three Steps over Japan. 8 December 2009. Retrieved 28 February 2016.
  • Hiromi Tsuchiya Dollase, "Girls on the Home Front: An Examination of Shōjo no tomo Magazine 1937–1945" in Asian Studies Review, 09/2008; 32:323-339. doi:10.1080/10357820802294172