Anime and Manga Studies is always interested in working with new contributors. So, if you are interested in any aspect of this field, or of academic approaches to Japanese animation and Japanese comics in general, and would like to share your views with our audience, please contact me at with your proposal.

Possible types of contributions can include:

  • Critical response essays to recent anime and manga studies scholarly publications (journal articles and chapters in edited essay collections)
  • Discussions of personal research interests and ongoing or potential research projects
  • Commentary on trends and issues in anime and manga studies
  • Formal book/conference reviews

This list is not exhaustive, and we will gladly consider proposals for contributions of other types as well!