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The text is thus neither encapsulated by a panel frame nor freefloating; it is part of the artwork in a way that other textual narrations in the book are not. Further, the text must appear in white ink against the black background, creating a direct connection between the diegetic space of night and the extra-diegetic narration. These elements combine to make Tezuka’s ‘last word’ on the origins of the Japanese Empire particularly effective. The seamless blending of verbal and visual narration gives a veracity and realistic feel to Tezuka’s representation of history.
The two most confrontational panels in this regard are the tableaux of Jimmu and Ōama as emperor. Both men stand boldly before the reader. With no panel breaks or ‘gutters’ on either page, all action is suspended for a timeless moment in which the reader can reflect on the scene and its significance.
In Chapter 7, Emer O’Dwyer examines manga rekishi shōsetsu (historical manga novels) through the symbolism of historical puppet-state of Manchukuo in Yasuhiko Yoshikazu’s Niji-iro no Trotsky (Rainbow Trotsky). One of Japan’s most versatile avant-garde artists, Yasuhiko created an eight-volume series on life in Manchukuo in the late 1930s. The semi-fictionalised gakushū manga series Niji-iro no Trotsky follows Humboldt, a half-Japanese, half-Mongolian young man, who enrolls in Manchukuo’s Kenkoku Daigaku (Foundation University) in 1938.