Manga: the complete guide

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Publisher:
Ballantine Books/Del Rey,
Pub. Date:
[2007]
Language:
English
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• 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 artists THE 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 terms LOOK NO FURTHER, YOU'VE FOUND YOUR IDEAL MANGA COMPANION!
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9780345485908
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subject_facetComic books, strips, etc. -- Japan -- History and criticism
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