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The Anime Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese Animation Since 1917

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Publisher Comments:

This long-awaited, fully detailed guide to Japanese animation is required reading for every fan, collector, and moviegoer. Covering more than 80 years of anime history and over 2,000 titles with a critical finesse that pulls no punches and takes no prisoners, the authors show how the anime universe is lively and diverse — as sophisticated as cinema and influencing creative cultures far beyond its native Japanese shores.
  • over 2,000 titles described and reviewed
  • from little-known gems to Astro Boy, Princess Mononoke, Akira,
  • Giant Robo, Pokémon, and Sailor Moon
  • key creatives: directors, writers, animators, composers, studios
  • titles in English and Japanese
  • parental advisories
  • fully indexed and cross-referenced
  • 100+ illustrations

Review:

"...promises to do for anime what Halliwell did for films." Mark Schilling, Screen International

Review:

"Impressive, exhaustive, labyrinthine, and obsessive — The Anime Encyclopedia is an astonishing piece of work." Neil Gaiman

Review:

"This is the book the world of anime has been waiting for. No other study in the English language has been this thorough....The authors approach their subject with as much amusement as authority." Richard von Busack, Metro

Synopsis:

Here is the long-awaited, biggest guide ever, the absolute must-have for every fan, collector, library, and video-store browser. Included are over 2,000 Japanese animation films-from today's Pokmon, Tenchi Muyo, and Sailor Moonto the classic Tetsuwan Atomu(Astro Boy) and little-known artistic gems like the anime life of Mozart-with key personnel, running time, studio, alternative titles, cross references, critical comment, and sex/violence warnings. Illustrated and fully indexed.

Jonathan Clementshas translated over 70 anime and manga and was editor of Manga Maxfrom 1998-2000. Helen McCarthy is former editor of Anime UKand Manga Maniaand author of The Anime Movie Guide, Hayao Miyazaki: Master of Japanese Animation, and, with Jonathan Clements, The Erotic Anime Movie Guide.

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Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 465) and indexes.

About the Author

Jonathan Clements is the former editor of Manga Max Magazine and the translator of over 70 anime and manga. He co-authored The Erotic Anime Movie Guide with Helen McCarthy. Clements was awarded the prestigious Japan Festival Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding of Japanese culture.Helen McCarthy is the former editor of Anime UK magazine and author of Hayao Miyazaki: Master of Japanese Animation, The Anime Movie Guide, and The Erotic Anime Movie Guide (with Jonathan Clements). She was awarded the Japan Festival Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding of Japanese culture.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781880656648
Subtitle:
A Guide to Japanese Animation since 1917
Author:
Clements, Jonathan
Author:
ToDo
Author:
Krech, Gregg
Author:
ToDo Institute
Author:
McCarthy, Helen
Publisher:
Stone Bridge Press
Location:
Berkeley, Calif.
Subject:
Film - Reference
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Film - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Animation
Subject:
Animated films
Subject:
Film - Animation
Subject:
Film & Video - Reference
Copyright:
Series Volume:
MCH087
Publication Date:
20010901
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Over 100 illustrations
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 1.3 in

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Product details 592 pages Stone Bridge Press - English 9781880656648 Reviews:
"Review" by , "...promises to do for anime what Halliwell did for films."
"Review" by , "Impressive, exhaustive, labyrinthine, and obsessive — The Anime Encyclopedia is an astonishing piece of work."
"Review" by , "This is the book the world of anime has been waiting for. No other study in the English language has been this thorough....The authors approach their subject with as much amusement as authority."
"Synopsis" by , Here is the long-awaited, biggest guide ever, the absolute must-have for every fan, collector, library, and video-store browser. Included are over 2,000 Japanese animation films-from today's Pokmon, Tenchi Muyo, and Sailor Moonto the classic Tetsuwan Atomu(Astro Boy) and little-known artistic gems like the anime life of Mozart-with key personnel, running time, studio, alternative titles, cross references, critical comment, and sex/violence warnings. Illustrated and fully indexed.

Jonathan Clementshas translated over 70 anime and manga and was editor of Manga Maxfrom 1998-2000. Helen McCarthy is former editor of Anime UKand Manga Maniaand author of The Anime Movie Guide, Hayao Miyazaki: Master of Japanese Animation, and, with Jonathan Clements, The Erotic Anime Movie Guide.

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