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Sayonara, Mr. Fatty!: a Geek's Diet Memoir

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ISBN-10: 1934287423

ISBN-13: 9781934287422

Edition: 2009

Authors: Toshio Okada, Toshio Okada

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In this uplifting memoir, famous Japanese pop culture "Geek" Toshio Okada tells of the diet and lifestyle changes he made in his fight against obesity, and how his public perception dramatically improved as a result of his healthier appearance. Toshio Okada lost 110lbs in one year, without the use of funky dieting techniques or exercises, using nothing but a notepad. He recognized that a diet is doomed to fail if it's unsustainable, and a person cannot continue something they do not enjoy. Examining various diets and exercise regimes--even taking surgery into account--he concluded that a recording diet would be the most effective method. By succeeding in the recording diet, a person will…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Kodansha America, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/14/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 191
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.70" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Born in 1958, Toshio Okada is a Japanese writer who specializes in pop culture. Calling himself "OtaKing"--short for "King of Otaku," or "King of the Geeks"--he's published more than 10 books, with such titles asIntroduction to Otaku-ologyand International Otaku University. He is the founder of Gainax Co., Ltd. , serving as CEO from 1984 to 1992. Gainax is known as one of the most influential anime-producing companies in Japan, due in large part to the success of its award-winning magnum anime opus,Neon Genesis Evangelion. Okada has lectured on pop culture in universities and colleges around the world, including The University of Tokyo in 2002 and MIT in 2003.