Review of “Why Shōjo Manga Now?” (1993)


Miyazaki Hayao (writer).

Read in Starting Point.

Ideas on how to adapt Whisper of the Heart (1989), by way of analyzing the basic functions of the genre, in order to “sing the praises of life’s beauty”.

References here: Whisper of the Heart (1995), Starting Point: 1979–1996 (1996/2009).

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