- Museum number
- Object: Manga shugi 漫画主義 (Manga-ism)
Periodical. Manga shugi, vol. 8 (Summer 1970). With cover illustration ‘Douglas MacArthur & Jissan [Little Old Man System]’ by Akasegawa Genpei, parodying the famous photo taken by Gaetano Faillace on 17 September 1945, showing General MacArthur and the Showa Emperor standing side-by-side at Allied GHQ in Tokyo.
- Production date
Height: 21 centimetres (cover)
Width: 15 centimetres (cover)
- Curator's comments
- Jissan (Little Old Man) is depicted as a short elderly man wearing a cloth head band in the manner of a fishmonger.
The main article in the magazine (pp. 2-25) is ‘Shominsei, aruiwa asamashisa no keiretsu – Taiheiyō sensō to mangaka-tachi’ (Manga artists and the Pacific war – a lineage of populism, or wretchedness), by leading critic Ishiko Junzō (1928-1977).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2019 Apr - Oct, BM, Mitsubishi Corporation Japanese Galleries
- Acquisition date
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Japanese Illustrated Book number: JIB.1050