'One Piece' manga exhibit to open in Seoul

National Jul 25, 2014

'One Piece' manga exhibit to open in Seoul

An exhibition of the popular Japanese manga series "One Piece" will open Saturday at the War Memorial of Korea in Seoul following a court ruling that found the government-run facility had no cause to rescind a contract for the show, organizers said Friday. The exhibition, ...

Anime makes Japan a cultural superpower

Reference | EXPLAINER Sep 7, 2010

Anime makes Japan a cultural superpower

by Kazuaki Nagata

Japan may be on a slow decline as far as being a global economic force, but the "soft power" of its modern entertainment genres, from manga to "anime," has global appeal, especially among young people. Why and how did this entertainment media thrive? How popular ...