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"More and more people I know around the world are hooked on Japanese TV dramas, even if they don't speak Japanese. If you're not hooked, you will be soon. And you'll need this book. Kudos to Jonathan Clements and Motoko Tamamuro for creating an entertaining and immensely useful encyclopedia. I'm in awe." Frederik L. Schodt, Author of 'Manga! Manga!' and 'Dreamland Japan'
Jonathan Clements is the former editor of Manga Max magazine, and the translator of dozens of anime, including Samurai Gold, Slow Step and Plastic Little. He has been awarded the Japan Festival Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding of Japanese culture.
This is an interesting concept. I'm a big drama fan, and I never thought there'd be an English language book about them. I like how detailed and comprehensive this book was. Read morePublished on May 2 2004
This is a well thought out and researched project into the history of Japanese television. Not only does Clements and Tamamuro catalog all available references, they... Read morePublished on Dec 3 2003 by Rhonda Eudaly