Schoolgirl Milky Crisis: Adventures in the Anime and Manga Trade

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Titan Books, 2009 - Performing Arts - 393 pages
Schoolgirl Milky Crisis (n.) 1. A silly name for a generic anime show, made up to protect the innocent in Jonathan Clements' long-running insider column about the Japanese comics and cartoons business. (n.) 2. A hugely entertaining collection of nearly two decades of articles, speeches and interviews by Jonathan Clements, manga and anime translator, sometime voice actor, and co-author of the Anime Encyclopedia.

Mixing reviews, cultural commentary, insights into classic manga and anime titles, interviews and profiles of Japan's top creators, and hilarious insider stories from the anime trade, Clements is your guide to this fascinating and often very strange world, with new illustrations from fan favourite artist Steve Kyte.

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British writer Clements (The Anime Encyclopedia) has done just about everything in the anime and manga industries, and in sushi-size essays he's happy to tell you about it: voice acting, dub directing ... Read full review


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JONATHAN CLEMENTS is the co-author of the Anime Encyclopedia and the Dorama Encyclopedia. He writes columns for NEO magazine outlining his adventures in the anime business as a sometime voice actor, dubbing director and the translator of over 70 titles. He has written comics for the Judge Dredd Megazine, and radio plays for Doctor Who. He was the editor of Manga Max magazine (1998-2000) and a Contributing Editor to Newtype USA (2002-2004). He is the recipient of a Japan Festival Award “for outstanding contributions to the understanding of Japanese culture.”

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