Manga, diversity and inclusion

Oct. 30 - Nov. 1, 2020
in association with
MANGA BARCELONA

Curatorial Theme

Manga, diversity and inclusion

Selection of Japan Media Arts Festival award-winning manga

We have selected a few brilliant works that deal with diversity and inclusion that were distinguished by the Japan Media Arts Festival jury as especially outstanding and have been awarded notorious recognitions.

Marc BERNABÉ

Director, Japan Media Arts Festival Overseas Promotion Manga division

Timetable

Friday, Oct. 30
Saturday, Oct. 31
Sunday, Nov. 1

The streaming programs will be archived after they have been streamed. You will be able to watch the programs until 8 p.m. Nov.1, 2020.

Feature

A heart-warming masterpiece that depicts a very unlikely friendship.

Exhibition

Five outstanding works that tackle diversity and inclusion issues.

Online Events

Meet the authors online. Find out who they are and their creative viewpoints.

Credits

Director: Marc BERNABÉ
Organization: Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan
Project administration: Visual Industry Promotion Organization

Special Acknowledgements: Futabasha Publishers Ltd., KADOKAWA CORPORATION, Kodansha Ltd., Shogakukan Inc., Seven Seas Entertainment, Laura García Alarcón / Norma Editorial, FEDERACIÓ D’INSTITUCIONS PROFESSIONALS DEL CÒMIC (Manga Barcelona/FICOMIC), Pol ROCA, Carla BERROCAL, Luis ALIS
Translation: Marc BERNABÉ, Verònica CALAFELL, Matt SCHLEY
Manga English Translations: Zack DAVISSON for “Robo sapiensu zenshi (Prehistory of Robo Sapiens)”, “Bredo garu – Kataashi no ranna (Blade Girl – One-Legged Runner)” and “Kenkou de bunkateki na saiteigendo no seikatsu (Maintain the Minimum Standards of Wholesome and Cultured Living).”
Manga Spanish Translations: DARUMA Serveis Lingüístics, SL for “Robo sapiensu zenshi (Prehistory of Robo Sapiens)”, “Bredo garu – Kataashi no ranna (Blade Girl – One-Legged Runner)” and “Kenkou de bunkateki na saiteigendo no seikatsu (Maintain the Minimum Standards of Wholesome and Cultured Living).”

Web Art Direction: AKABANE Kyo (glow)
Web Graphic Design: ITO Shoko (glow)
Web Development: OHFUSA Yuma (glow)
Logo Animation: NIWA Ayano (glow)

Photograph: KUSANO Yudai
Video production: TAKAHATA Atsushi (TFO)
Camera: OTSUBO Koki (IMAGE DEVICE)
Streaming: KIDOKORO Yuichi