Anime Companion 2 More What's Japanese in Japanese Animation?

ISBN-10: 1880656965
ISBN-13: 9781880656969
Edition: 2005
Authors: Gilles Poitras
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Description: This long-awaited "companion" volume boasts over 500 all-new glossary-style entries to help you decipher anime's distinctive content, images and cultural motifs. Ranging from Aikido to Zero fighters (with Japanese Mountain Vegetables in between),  More...

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication date: 6/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594

This long-awaited "companion" volume boasts over 500 all-new glossary-style entries to help you decipher anime's distinctive content, images and cultural motifs. Ranging from Aikido to Zero fighters (with Japanese Mountain Vegetables in between), Gilles Poitras covers the minutiae of anime in fascinating detail, including illustrations, anime images, film citations and numerous references to the related art of manga. More than a guide, "The Anime Companion 2 is a pop survey of Japanese art, kitsch, history, food and daily life. Now with entries in "kanji and English, the "Anime Companion remains the best friend an otaku ever had. Volume 1 was chosen for New York Public Library's Books for the Teen Age List. Gilles Poitras is a librarian in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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