Manga: The Complete Guide

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Titan Books Limited, 2007 - Comic books, strips, etc - 556 pages
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! Includes incisive, full-length reviews of stories and artwork; titles rated from zero to four stars; guidelines for age-appropriateness; profiles of the biggest names in manga, including CLAMP, Osamu Tezuka, Rumiko Takahashi, and many others; the facts on the many kinds of manga; an overview of the manga industry and its history; and a detailed bibliography and a glossary of manga terms.--From publisher description.

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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

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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

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About the author (2007)

Jason Thompson has over ten years' experience as a manga editor, working at SHOHEN JUMP magazine and other publications. His writing has appeared in Animerica and The Comics Journal.

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