The Beginner's Guide to Manga and Anime (Paperback)

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Become an anime and manga expert with this must-have beginner’s guide! It’s packed with compelling history and fascinating facts that both new and longtime fans won’t want to miss!

Manga and anime are a whole lot more than just comics and animation from Japan. They are massive pop-culture phenomena reaching hundreds of millions of fans worldwide -- and they've had a huge impact on TV, movies, music, and more. But did you know that manga and anime have a rich and fascinating history that spans decades?

The Beginner's Guide to Manga and Anime is a must-have book for both newcomers and longtime fans. From Osamu Tezuka to Hayao Miyazaki, the beginnings of shonen to the first anime films, this volume is packed with need-to-know info!

About the Author

Born in Nagano, Japan, Shuichiro Takeda is a Japanese language professor at Columbia University and New York University in New York City. Over the years, he has also developed courses on Japanese society and popular culture, particularly the history of manga and anime. Now he shares his passion for manga and anime with the many students who have attended his classes.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781338893373
ISBN-10: 1338893378
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2024
Pages: 128
Language: English