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Manga! Manga!: World of Japanese Comics Paperback – 15 May 1986

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  • Paperback: 260 pages
  • Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc; New edition edition (15 May 1986)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0870117521
  • ISBN-13: 978-0870117527
  • Product Dimensions: 25.7 x 1.8 x 18.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,469,437 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"[Manga! Manga!]...is the bible for mostly youngish American manga fans, who typically turn on to it after first discovering anime, or Japanese animation. This...is how millions of media savvy young Americans see Japan today." "Phenomenal book...an exceptionally literate writer."--Cat Yronwode ..". a thoroughgoing exposition of the manga genre in text and pictures." --The New Yorker "An excellent historical guide to manga, as well as a fine Introduction to various artists and major thematic concerns." --Variety "Buy this book. Read it." --The Comics Buyer's Guide .".. a thoroughgoing exposition of the manga genre in text and pictures." -The New Yorker"Buy this book. Read it." -The Comics Buyer's Guide .,." a thoroughgoing exposition of the manga genre in text and pictures." -The New Yorker "Buy this book. Read it." -The Comics Buyer's Guide ]"Phenomenal book...an exceptionally literate writer."-Cat Yronwode .,." a thoroughgoing exposition of the manga genre in text and pictures." -The New Yorker "Buy this book. Read it." -The Comics Buyer's Guide ]"Phenomenal book...an exceptionally literate writer."-Cat Yronwode., ." a thoroughgoing exposition of the manga genre in text and pictures." -The New Yorker"Buy this book. Read it." -The Comics Buyer's Guide !"Phenomenal book...an exceptionally literate writer."-Cat Yronwode , .." a thoroughgoing exposition of the manga genre in text and pictures." -The New Yorker "Buy this book. Read it." -The Comics Buyer's Guide ]"Phenomenal book...an exceptionally literate writer."-Cat Yronwode.,." a thoroughgoing exposition of the manga genre in text and pictures." -The New Yorker"Buy this book. Read it." -The Comics Buyer's Guide �"Phenomenal book...an exceptionally literate writer."-Cat Yronwode..." a thoroughgoing exposition of the manga genre in text and pictures." -The New Yorker"Buy this book. Read it." -The Comics Buyer's Guide

About the Author

FREDERIK L. SCHODT is a writer, translator, and interpreter who lives in San Francisco. His books include America and the Four Japans: Friend, Foe, Model, Mirror; Inside the Robot Kingdom: Japan, Mechatronics and the Coming Robotopia; and Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga. Among his translations of novels are The Gundam Mobile Suit series, Betty and Jack Forever, and My Boy: A Father's Memories. His translations of manga include Barefoot Ben: A Cartoon History of Hiroshima (vol. 2), The Rose of Versailles (vols. 1 & 2), Ghost in the Shell, and The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924. Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics won the special prize at the Manga Oscar Awards in 1983, sponsored by the Japan Cartoonists Association. In 2000, Fred himself was awarded the Asahi Shinbun's Osamu Tezuka Culture Award "Special Prize" for his outstanding contribution toward making manga known outside of Japan.


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