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Q&A with TAGAME Gengoroh

Sunday, Nov. 1
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. CET (UTC+1) / 8 p.m. - 9 p.m. JST
Guest: TAGAME Gengoroh
Moderator: Marc BERNABÉ
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Director’s comment

In this Q&A session with TAGAME-sensei, we will have the chance to get to know this cult author and have a better insight about inclusion and diversity issues in Japan and elsewhere.

About the author

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TAGAME Gengoroh

Manga creator and “gay erotic artist” TAGAME Gengoroh was born in 1964. After graduating from Tama Art University, he worked as an art director and published manga, illustrations and stories in gay magazines starting in 1986. He became a full-time creator in 1994. He has penned many gay manga which have been translated into English, French, Italian, Spanish and more, and is known for works like “Shirogane no hana (The Silver flower)”, “Kimi yo shiru ya minami no goku (Do You Remember The South Island Prison Camp)”, “Gedo no ie (House of Brutes)” and “Virtus.” His first all-ages manga, “Otouto no otto (My Brother’s Husband)”, has received top prizes at the 19th Japan Media Arts Awards (Manga Division Excellence Award), the 47th Japan Cartoonists Association Awards (Excellence Award) and the 30th Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards (Best U.S. Edition of International Material — Asia). The manga was also adapted into a live-action series on NHK BS. TAGAME has held exhibitions abroad in cities like Paris, Berlin and New York City, and has also been invited to participate in special exhibitions, artbooks, etc.

Futabasha Publishers Ltd. (Japanese)
TAGAME Gengoroh/Futabasha Official Twitter
TAGAME Gengoroh Website
TAGAME Gengoroh Twitter
Panini Comics
Pantheon Books