The Rough Guide to Manga

The Rough Guide to Manga

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The Rough Guide to Manga is the ultimate handbook for exploring the world of Japanese comics. Features include-

The story- From manga's twelfth-century roots to the rise of English-language manga, with profiles of influential creators like Leifi Matsumoto and CLAMP.

The primer- Manga's unique styles, techniques and genres decoded, along with a glossary of terms.

The canon- Fifty must-read manga, including the iconic Astro Boy , global hits Fruits Basket and Battle Royale, plus less well-known works like Please Save My Earth.

The links- Manga publishers detailed, with reviews and recommendations, plus listings for manga magazines and websites, as well as a chapter on the anime connection.

Publisher: London ; New York : Rough Guides : Distributed by the Penguin Group, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781858285610
1858285615
Call Number: 741.5952 YADAO
Characteristics: viii, 279 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Subjects: Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan.
Alternative Title: Manga

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