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Ôoku: The Inner Chambers, Vol. 9
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Fumi Yoshinaga
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-15 - Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

Yoshimune brought many changes to the inner chambers in her time as shogun, and now even after death she brings another: the men of the Inner Chambers must study Western learning and discover a cure for the Redface Pox. For if Japan can’t increase the male population, it’s only a
Ōoku
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Fumi Yoshinaga
Categories: Epidemics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

"In Edo period Japan, a strange new disease called the Red Pox has begun to prey on the country's men. Within eighty years of the first outbreak, the male population has fallen by seventy-five percent. Women have taken on all the roles traditionally granted to men, even that of the
Ôoku: The Inner Chambers, Vol. 19
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Fumi Yoshinaga
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-15 - Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

In Eisner-nominated Fumi Yoshinaga’s alternative history of Edo-era Japan, the men of Japan are dying out, and the women have taken up the reigns of power—including the shogun’s seat! In Edo period Japan, a strange new disease called the Redface Pox has begun to prey on the country's men. Within
Ooku, the Secret World of the Shogun's Women 
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Cecilia Segawa Seigle, Linda H. Chance
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-28 - Publisher: Cambria Press

"One of the least understood and often maligned aspects of the Tokugawa Shogunate is the Ooku, or 'Great Interior,' the institution within the shogun's palace, administered by and for the upper-class shogunal women and their attendants who resided there. Long the object of titillation and a favorite subject for off-the-wall
Boys Love Manga and Beyond
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Mark McLelland, Kazumi Nagaike, Katsuhiko Suganuma, James Welker
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-28 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

Boys Love Manga and Beyond looks at a range of literary, artistic and other cultural products that celebrate the beauty of adolescent boys and young men. In Japan, depiction of the “beautiful boy” has long been a romantic and sexualized trope for both sexes and commands a high degree of