The Rough Guide to Manga

The Rough Guide to Manga

[the Stories, the Characters, the Creators]

Book - 2009
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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, 2009.
ISBN: 9781858285610
Branch Call Number: 741. 5952 YAD
Characteristics: viii, 279 p. : ill., port.
Alternative Title: Manga


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