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SMA13-UNESCO Round Case Studies #8: Indigenous Empowerment

Across the Asia-Pacific, indigenous communities face discrimination, forced displacement from their land, and even murder for standing up for their rights. In some cases, state officials have been the ones...

SMA11 Interview #6 – Rori

PROFILE  Name: Rori Age: 28 Country: Philippines Favorite manga: There are tons of manga I love, but if I were to choose the ones that really made an impact on me, I’d have say “Nodame Cantabile” and...

SMA13-UNESCO Round Case Studies #7: Giving Voice to Vulnerable Youth

Young people are the future, yet far too often their voices are ignored. The United Nations, national governments and many NGOs all have the clear goal of including youth in policy and to ensure programmes are...

SMA11 Interview #5 – Simone Sanseverino

PROFILE Name: Simone Sanseverino Age: 23 Country: Italy Favorite manga: Monster by Urasawa Naoki Favorite movie: Good Will Hunting Favorite quote: “Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary” –...


The SMA live-action movie “Angel Sign” was selected to be included in this year’s Indonesian Japanese Film Festival (JFF), promoting Shuichi “Mocchi” Mochida, chairperson of the SILENT MANGA AUDITION® to...



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