Tōbaé (トバエ) was a Japanese and French weekly satirical magazine published in the period 1887–1889.

Tōbaé
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A cover page of Tōbaé dated 1888
CategoriesSatirical magazine
FrequencyWeekly
FounderGeorges Ferdinand Bigot
Founded1887
Final issue1889
CountryJapan
Based inTokyo
LanguageFrench
Japanese

History and profileEdit

Tōbaé was started by French cartoonist Georges Ferdinand Bigot in 1887 as a weekly satirical magazine.[1] The magazine featured Bigot's cartoons which were mostly dealt with everyday activities of Japanese people and Japanese politicians.[2] The cartoons criticized the negative consequences of the westernization attempts in Japan.[2] Tōbaé folded in 1889.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Charles Hatfield; Bart Beaty, eds. (2020). "Time Line of Selected Events". Comics Studies. A Guidebook. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. p. 268. doi:10.36019/9780813591452. ISBN 9780813591452. S2CID 242939207.
  2. ^ a b "New in the Collection: Georges Ferdinand Bigot and Keikan no tabō (警官のたぼう)". The Ohio State University. 19 February 2018. Archived from the original on 25 February 2021. Retrieved 25 December 2021.
  3. ^ "Georges Bigot, illustrateur satirique (1887-1899)" (in French). BnF Gallica. Archived from the original on 20 July 2021. Retrieved 25 December 2021.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Tōbaé at Wikimedia Commons