The goal of the Journal of Anime and Manga Studies is to provide a space for academics, students, and independent researchers examining the field of anime, manga, cosplay, and fandom studies to access high-quality research about these topics and share their research with others.
This inaugural issue explores a variety of subjects, ranging from the history of yaoi anime’s distribution in the United States to analysis of extinction anxieties.
Thank you for reading JAMS' first volume, and thank you for your interest in anime and manga studies.
The Journal of Anime and Manga Studies (JAMS) is an open-access journal dedicated to providing an ethical, peer-reviewed space for academics, students, and independent researchers examining the field of anime, manga, cosplay, and fandom studies to share their research with others. JAMS is peer reviewed by scholars with experience in these areas. The goal of JAMS is to explore anime as an art form and bring visibility to the deeper meanings, understandings, and/or cultural significance of anime, manga, cosplay, and their fandoms.
Please visit our About the Journal page to read out full principles documentation.
Please see our previous call for papers for the types of papers we are interested in publishing!
Please review and follow our Guidelines for Submission before submitting!