for anime and manga. Over 160 pages full of information on Shinto, Buddhism, Samurai legends, Japanese art and history and how Japanese animation uses it. Read morePublished on Oct. 19 2002 by Michael Valdivielso
Back when I first did not know much of anime, I saw this book and thought, wow! What a great book. And I was v. right. Read morePublished on Dec 3 2001
This was well written, a lot of fun & educational as well. A lot of in depth info but still manages to be a great introduction to anime for folks like me who really don't know... Read morePublished on July 17 2001
If you are just now learning the world of anime and want to expand your knowledge this is a great book for you. Read morePublished on April 16 2001 by "rquinn_3"
This book is the best referance i could find on anime. I actually wrote a thesis statement on anime, well anime related, and this book was the only true resource i had besides web... Read morePublished on Nov. 19 1999 by nessa (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I'm Japanese and knew of this book in 1996. Many people applauded it, but I'm against them. I thought the authour seemed as if she had knew everything on anime, assuming an... Read morePublished on Oct. 11 1999
Good for me: I'm Italian and I'm doing some studies about otaku in my country: it's useful to understand difference between Usa and Italy, for example about otaku. Read morePublished on Aug. 24 1999
I read this book while working on a college paper comparing Manga and American Comic books, for a class which focused on American Culture influences on American comics. Read morePublished on Aug. 1 1999