The Complete Anime Guide: Japanese Animation Film Directory & Resource Guide

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Tiger Mountain Press, 1997 - Performing Arts - 214 pages
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The one-stop reference to Japanese animation. Everything you ever wanted to know about anime in America: More than 1,200 home video titles (an alphabetical listing of ever domestic anime home video available during 1996, including video sleeve reproduction, program synopsis, production credits, technical notes and content advisory; Television series (a review of most of the Japanese animated TV series broadcast in the U.S., including synopsis, cast of characters and production credits; Anime suppliers; Fan Resources; Anime genres:

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About the author (1997)

Fred Patten was an anime fan before most of this generation of fans were born, back when color television was a novelty and the idea of playing back TV shows on tapes and discs was a science fiction fantasy. Actually, Patten was a big part of the science fiction and fantasy world before he was drawn into anime fandom in the mid-1970's. He remains active in the animation industry with Streamline Pictures. Patten is best known for his writings on anime history. This is his first collection.

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