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HADASHI NO GEN

JAPAN
Aug 26, 2013
Matsue drops request to curb student access to A-bomb manga
The Matsue education board decided Monday to retract its request to limit student access to the comic book "Hadashi no Gen" ("Barefoot Gen") amid reports that sales of manga are soaring.
EDITORIALS
Aug 23, 2013
Hiding the reality of war
he Matsue City board of education in Shimane Prefecture has limited students' access to the best-selling, anti-war manga series 'Hadashi no Gen' since December.
JAPAN
Aug 23, 2013
Board's request to restrict 'Barefoot Gen' assailed
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Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 22, 2013
Don't curb 'Barefoot Gen': Matsue principals
After the Matsue board of education caused a stir last week by restricting student access to an iconic manga about the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and other wartime cruelties, it said Thursday that 44 of 49 school principals polled in the city wanted the curbs lifted.
Japan Times
Reference / Q&A
Aug 21, 2013
'Barefoot Gen' pulled as anti-war images strike too close to home?
The decision by the board of education of Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, to limit students' access to the manga series "Hadashi no Gen" ("Barefoot Gen") at school libraries continues to cause a stir. While some support the move, others say it disrespects the best-selling anti-war classic, which tells the...
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 25, 2013
'Barefoot Gen' marks 40th birthday
"Hadashi no Gen" ("Barefoot Gen"), a manga series by the late Keiji Nakazawa, marks the 40th anniversary of its publication this year, reminding both child and adult readers alike of the horrors of nuclear warfare.

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