Anime Poster Art: Japan's Movie House Masterpieces

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DH Publishing Inc, 2003 - Antiques & Collectibles - 111 pages
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The posters, programs and flyers that launched a revolution in animated film! Anime, now 50 years old, is as much a part of Japanese culture as sushi and Sony. And though many of the best works remain hidden from fans unable to visit Japan, some of these desireable images are here in this book! With 9 chapters, 160+ full-color images, 4 full-page essays and rich bonus material, this is more than just another film poster book. Here's a sample of the contents: - original Japanese posters, programs and flyers of "Akira, Dragon Ball Z, Lupin III, Urusei Yatsura, Space Battleship Yamato, Mobile Suit Gundam and the Academy Award-winning "Studio Ghibli- rare titles: "Tomorrow's Joe, Jin-Roh, Golgo 13, Project A-ko and "Hoshi of the Gaints- each with storylines and background gossip- each with original Japanese copy and English translations- poster titles in English, Japanese, and Romaji- the story behind the colorful, crazed art- tantalizing facts and little-known information- detailed, witty introduction- page-length essays covering anime spin-offs (cels, toys, doujinshi) anime's roots; anime greats; the Japanese movie market
 

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Anime lover
Slapdash and surface skimming you get what you pay for. Most of the books value is in a few older poster images you may not have seen before.

Contents

Introduction
4
Leading Ladies
26
Robot Wars
40
Fantasy Trip
64
Tall Dark Strangers
78
Studio Ghibli
99
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