Interview: Frederik L. Schodt talks Osamu Tezuka on Publisher's Weekly podcast "More To Come"

Michael Palmer - Friday, August 26, 2016

From Publisher's Weekly: In this week's podcast, More to Come's Calvin Reid interviews Frederik L. Schodt, manga expert and translator of ‘The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime’ (Stone Bridge Press) by Toshio Ban and Tezuka Productions, a mammoth, 900 page, manga-biography of the father of modern Japanese manga. Schodt discusses the book's creation, Tezuka’s life and works and his personal history with Tezuka, known as the “God of Manga.” Read More


Interview: Osamu Tezuka Story translator Frederik L. Schodt talks Tezuka with the International Examiner

Michael Palmer - Thursday, August 25, 2016

Leonard Rifas at the International Examiner sat down with Frederik L. Schodt to talk about Osamu Tezuka and translating the newly published Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime.   Read More


Announcement: Fall 2016 books

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Dear friends, We are happy to announce our forthcoming titles for Fall of 2016. This season SBP brings you three books on Japan and three on China. Read More



Tokio Whip

by Arturo Silva

A group of people walk across, around, and all over Tokyo. They talk, talk, talk.

The Osamu Tezuka Story

by Toshio Ban & Tezuka Productions, Frederik L. Schodt (Translator)

A documentary manga biography of the influential artist and the birth and evolution of manga and anime in Japan.

Foundations of Chinese Civilization (vol. 1)

by Jing Liu
A fun way to learn about China in a visual, informative comic-style history

Japaneseness

by Yoji Yamakuse

Can traditional Japanese life concepts--like loyalty, harmony, meticulousness--make sense in Western societies? Here are 76 ideas for "decluttering the spirit."

Gardens of Gravel and Sand

by Leonard Koren

A philosophical photo-essay and inquiry into Japanese rock gardens and what they might (and might not) mean.

Japanese Beyond Words

by Andrew Horvat

A knowledge-based approach for students looking to speak and listen well.

Kyoto Machiya Restaurant Guide

by Judith Clancy

Enjoy delicious Japanese food in some of Kyoto's most tucked-away and spectacular townhouses.

Still Life and Other Stories

by Junzo Shono

A stunning tapestry of everyday life.


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