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Jul 03, 2012
| ISBN 9780345539441
Jul 03, 2012 | ISBN 9780345539441
• Reviews of more than 900 manga series• Ratings from 0 to 4 stars • Guidelines for age-appropriateness• Number of series volumes• Background info on series and artistsTHE ONE-STOP RESOURCE FOR CHOOSING BETWEEN THE BEST AND THE REST! Whether you’re new to the world of manga-style graphic novels or a longtime reader on the lookout for the next hot series, here’s a comprehensive guide to the wide, wonderful world of Japanese comics! • Incisive, full-length reviews of stories and artwork• Titles rated from zero to four stars–skip the clunkers, but don’t miss the hidden gems• Guidelines for age-appropriateness–from strictly mature to kid-friendly• Profiles of the biggest names in manga, including CLAMP, Osamu Tezuka, Rumiko Takahashi, and many others • The facts on the many kinds of manga–know your shôjo from your shônen• An overview of the manga industry and its history• A detailed bibliography and a glossary of manga termsLOOK NO FURTHER, YOU’VE FOUND YOUR IDEAL MANGA COMPANION!
Jason Thompson is a professor of Middle Eastern Studies at Colby College.
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