The first book in English about Japanese shota comics!

Shota’s unique history

For the first time in English, the tumultuous history of cute boys in commercial and amateur comics is told.

How to love shota

Meet the readers and creators of shota: what does it mean to them to read, draw and exchange these amateur comics?

Original research

Based on ethnographic fieldwork on PhD level, this academic book is written in an accessible style, and is safe to order anywhere.

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