Anime / Manga
Updated and expanded! 1,000,000+ words on films, artists, studios, themes, and Japan's animation culture, with key data and advisories.
A tribute to Japan's God of Manga by his long-time American friend and translator. Includes rare, full-color, original Astro Boy Astro Boy art!
The first English translation of the groundbreaking 1931 graphic novel!
A documentary manga biography of the influential artist and the birth and evolution of manga and anime in Japan.
The top 100 Japanese animation films, TV series, and made-for-video series.
A fascinating guide to themes and films in the expanding Japanese megaverse.
A fan's guide to the weirdest, scariest films from Asian masters.
The third volume in this fun, comic-style series that explores China's relationship with its barbarian neighbors. The Mongols!
The second volume in this fun, comic-style series that explores China's transition from the Three Kingdoms to the Tang Dynasty.
The classic text by renowned manga expert in a beautiful new casebound edition, with a new foreword and afterword by the author.
A fun way to learn about China in a visual, informative comic-style history
A "real manga, real Japanese" study guide and resource for language students and teachers
An encyclopedic survey with a sense of humor.
Who founded China? Who are the Chinese people? What is Chinese culture and how has it changed over time? The Understanding China Through Comics series answers these questions and more.