Story Structure & Media Traits of Japanese Comic Book -focusing on Shinyashokudo-

일본만화의 이야기구조와 미디어적 속성 -<심야식당>을 중심으로-

  • 홍경수 (순천향대학교 공연영상미디어학부 미디어콘텐츠)
  • Received : 2010.10.08
  • Accepted : 2010.11.25
  • Published : 2010.11.28


Comic book has a different story structure from western movies, i.e. New Character->reaction->food->master mediation->effect of food->disappearance ->conclusion. Comic book is full of media traits. The master is like a shaman, who console people with food of memory. Food also is a media, which carries message of memory instead of savor itself. Restaurant is a media, in which many events occur and rhetoric of rumor pervade. Foods of memory massage our feeling sense, like a media. In conclusion, comic book has a analogous role to that of Marshal Mcluhan's Media theory.


Story Structure;Omniscient Viewpoint;Media Event;Story Structure;Media Traits;Character Analysis


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