Manga: the complete guide
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Published:
New York : Ballantine Books/Del Rey, [2007].
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Book
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xxix, 556 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Description
• 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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Language:
English
ISBN:
0345485904, 9780345485908

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"A Del Rey Books Trade Paperback Original"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 503-504) and index.
Description
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! Includes incisive, full-length reviews of stories and artwork; titles rated from zero to four stars; guidelines for age-appropriateness; profiles of the biggest names in manga, including CLAMP, Osamu Tezuka, Rumiko Takahashi, and many others; the facts on the many kinds of manga; an overview of the manga industry and its history; and a detailed bibliography and a glossary of manga terms.--From publisher description.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Thompson, J. (2007). Manga: the complete guide. New York: Ballantine Books/Del Rey.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Thompson, Jason. 2007. Manga: The Complete Guide. New York: Ballantine Books/Del Rey.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Thompson, Jason, Manga: The Complete Guide. New York: Ballantine Books/Del Rey, 2007.

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Thompson, Jason. Manga: The Complete Guide. New York: Ballantine Books/Del Rey, 2007. Print.

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