The need for a Hero – Optimism

If anything my last post made me look at how the effects of the War and Japans defeat mean they needed a Hero, something or someone to give them optimism in their current state. This is a theme that is still apparent today in narrative. I came across this series a while ago and it instantly came to my mind when thinking about Japanese heroes and villains.

The Solitude Of A Machine – by Marc Ninghetto



Marc Ninghetto is a Swiss photographer who draws his love for Japanese Animation into his photography.

The machines at the heart of the exhibition are none other than the Japanese manga robots Grendizer and Astroboy.


Grendizer Ad
Astro Boy Ad




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