guest-ed., special issue “Manga to manga, soshite geijutsu” [Manga, comics, and art], Bijutsu Forum 21, no. 24 (November), pp. 20–136. Introduction and individual article “»Muimi« no »kaidoku«—Gendai manga kara mita Murakami Takashi no kaiga” [‘Deciphering’ the ‘nonsense’—Murakami Takashi’s paintings seen from the perspective of contemporary manga], 132–136.
Sekai no komikkusu to komikkusu no sekai/Comics Worlds and the World of Comics (Global Manga Studies, vol. 1; bilingual edition, English & Japanese), Kyoto: International Manga Research Center, 2010. Introduction, pp. 5–15. Print & Web. http://imrc.jp/lecture/2009/12/comics-in-the-world.html (Proceedings of International Conference held at Kyoto International Manga Museum, December 2009.)
Reading Manga: Local and Global Perceptions of Japanese Comics, co-ed. with Steffi Richter, Leipzig: Leipzig University Press, 2006. Including individually authored Introduction and individual chapter “‘Adult’ Manga: Maruo Suehiro’s historically ambiguous comics,” pp. 107–125.
Man-bi-ken: Manga no bi/gakuteki jigen e no sekkin [Towards an Aesthetics of Comics], Kyoto: Daigo shobō. Introduction, pp. i–xv, and individual chapter “Tenji sareru manga: bijutsukan ni okeru manga no «bigaku»” [Exhibiting manga: The ‘Aesthetics’ of comics in the art museum], pp. 159–191.
“Permeability and Othering: The Relevance of »Art« in Contemporary Japanese Manga Discourse,” in Critical Perspectives on Twentieth Century Japanese Thought, ed. by Livia Monnet, Montréal University Press 2001, pp. 349–375; https://books.openedition.org/pum/19887?lang=en
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