This book is the second publication on manga research in the field of Russian Japanese Studies. It contains articles by Russian and Japanese scholars who discuss various aspects of manga. The book consists of three parts.
The first part focuses on shōnen manga genre and addresses such themes as manga-links with art, postmodernism influence, manga adaptation of literature, virtual worlds reflection in manga, comics as media of historical memory and manga expression theory.
The second part illuminates genre of Japanese female comics and researches of leading experts. It includes articles about the history of shōjo manga style and the origins of shōnen-ai genre, an analysis of character “girl dressed as boy”, an investigation of gender studies in manga and also such themes as family problems reflection in Takaya Natsuki’s works and female mode of address in seinen manga.
The third part examines formal elements of manga such as flashbacks.
 The first publication “Manga in Japan and Russia: Otaku Subculture, History and Anatomy of Japanese Comics” was released at Moscow in 2015.
This book is the first publication on manga research in the field of Russian Japanese Studies. It contains articles by Russian and foreign scholars who discuss various aspects of manga and especially the development of manga in Russia. It consists of three parts.
The first part focuses on Manga Studies itself and addresses such themes as the history and culture of manga, otaku subculture, Japanese manga discourse, the Gothic tradition and folkloristic images in manga.
The second part illuminates the process of manga’s spread in Russia, which at first was related closely to watching Japanese animation. It includes articles about the history of anime and manga in Russia, the activity of publishing houses, an analysis of works by Russian manga artists, an investigation of special otaku slang, and a chronology of the main manga-related events in the Soviet Union and Russia from the end of the 1980s till the year 2014.
The third part examines formal elements of manga such as panels, angles, speech bubbles, backgrounds, sound effects, and graphic symbols.
Russian adventurism: identities, projects, representations
The monograph is devoted to judgment of contradictions between rapid development of business, its penetration into all spheres of life and expectations of society. In work genesis of aggravation of contradictions of business and social expectations in various cultures and confessional environments is investigated. The picture of the relations of business and society which developed by today in domestic practice is presented in the edition, need to change sense and a form of these relations, i.e. to carry out valuable reorientation of business is reasoned. The book opens models of consolidation of efforts on formation of valuable reference points of business, to revival of spirituality and morality – the most important condition of stability and sustainable development of society.