Shoji Kaori writes about girl manga, a genre that has "permanently altered the landscape of Japanese art and literature." Girl manga gained high art status during the 1990s with the works of Okazaki Kyoko, whose frames spoke of violence, betrayal, and sexual encounters, replacing the generic princess manga storylines. Another manga artist, Yamata Naito, whose works are an "enthralling blend of highbrow and sleaze" says: "Women are always intensely aware of the passage of time, and how they can't stay desirable forever. This is why so many women have rape fantasies, why so many teenage girls sell themselves for cash..."
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