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Yadao, Jason S. The Rough Guide to Manga. Rough Guides Reference. London, New York: Rough Guides, 2009. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1858285615
BibTeX citation key: Yadao2009a
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Categories: General
Keywords: Introduction, Manga
Creators: Yadao
Publisher: Rough Guides (London, New York)
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“The Rough Guide to Manga” is the ultimate handbook offering a comprehensive overview of one of the most fashionable genre's in today's popular culture. The guide features the manga story: from manga's twelfth-century roots to the rise of English-language manga with profiles of influential creators like Leiji Matsumoto and CLAMP as well as publishers to look out for. You'll find an overview of manga's unique styles, techniques and genres decoded as well as a canon of fifty must-read manga, including the iconic “Astro Boy”, global hits “Fruits Basket” and “Battle Royale”, plus less well-known works like “Please Save My Earth”. “The Rough Guide to Manga” demystifies unfamiliar terms and genres for newcomers whilst offering manga fans plenty of new recommendations including listings for manga magazines and websites along with a glossary of terms.
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