Manga: The Complete Guide
• Reviews of more than 900 manga series
• Ratings from 0 to 4 stars
• Guidelines for age-appropriateness
• Number of series volumes
• Background info on series and artists
THE ONE-STOP RESOURCE FOR CHOOSING BETWEEN THE BEST AND THE REST!
Whether you’re new to the world of manga-style graphic novels or a longtime reader on the lookout for the next hot series, here’s a comprehensive guide to the wide, wonderful world of Japanese comics!
• Incisive, full-length reviews of stories and artwork
• Titles rated from zero to four stars–skip the clunkers, but don’t miss the hidden gems
• Guidelines for age-appropriateness–from strictly mature to kid-friendly
• Profiles of the biggest names in manga, including CLAMP, Osamu Tezuka, Rumiko Takahashi, and many others
• The facts on the many kinds of manga–know your shôjo from your shônen
• An overview of the manga industry and its history
• A detailed bibliography and a glossary of manga terms
LOOK NO FURTHER, YOU’VE FOUND YOUR IDEAL MANGA COMPANION!
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HARLEQUIN PINK: IDOL DREAMS Ritz de Yushoku, "Dinner at the Ritz" ('J-yyT^
*) • Charlotte Lamb (story), Yoko Hanabusa (art) • Dark Horse/Harlequin
Enterprises (2006) • Ohzora Shuppan (1998) • 1 volume • Shdjo, Romance •
Before Dark Horse, the series was partly released in English by First Comics in
1987, making it one of the first high-profile translated manga (partly thanks to
original cover art by Frank Miller). In 2003, Kazuo Koike returned to the story with
-k-k-kVi THE R]NG Ring ('J>tf) • Misao Inagaki (art), Koji Suzuki (original novel),
Hiroshi Takahashi (script) • Dark Horse (2003) • Kadokawa Shoten (1999) • 1
volume • Horror • Unrated/1 3+ (language, violence) An urban legend is drifting ...
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Oh so i was excited when i picked up my copy but it wasn't satisfying. Sure it review lots of manga. But the thing i dont like about the it is the rate system.. maybe like 20 of the "900" titles are ... Read full review
Manga: the complete guideUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
The amount of Japanese manga available in English has become truly staggering, and this excellent comprehensive encyclopedia fills a major need. It contains entries for over 1000 series and stand ... Read full review