by Alexander Jacoby
A comprehensive volume on major directors in the history of Japanese film.
by Jing Liu
The second volume in this fun, comic-style series that explores China's transition from the Three Kingdoms to the Tang Dynasty.
by Wendy Tokuda & Richard Hall
The heartwarming true story of a wrong-way humpback whale who is helped and cheered back to freedom in San Francisco.
by Steve Alpert
A unique behind-the-scenes look at Japanese business and how the animated films of Hayao Miyazaki were introduced to the world.
by Jing Liu
The fourth volume in this fun, comic-style series that explores China's move to modernization!
Who founded China? Who are the Chinese people? What is Chinese culture and how has it changed over time?
by Patrick Drazen
A fascinating guide to themes and films in the expanding Japanese megaverse.
by Frederik L. Schodt
The classic text by renowned manga expert in a beautiful new casebound edition, with a new foreword and afterword by the author.
by Peter Cowie
An informal yet informed journey through the classic works of Japanese cinema and their visionarydirectors.
by Jonathan Clements & Helen McCarthy
Updated and expanded! 1,000,000+ words on films, artists, studios, themes, and Japan's animation culture, with key data and advisories.
by Tom Mes & Jasper Sharp
The hottest directors, their coolest films . . . A complete guide to today's Japanese movie renaissance.
How China became the China we know today, through war and societal transformation.
This fun, comic-style series that explores China's relationship with its barbarian neighbors. The Mongols!
A fun way to learn about China in a visual, informative comic-style history.
by Wayne P. Lammers
A "real manga, real Japanese" study guide and resource for language students and teachers.
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!
by Sean Michael Wilson and Akiko Shimojima
The true story of how one Japanese village suffered and survived the mercury poisoning of its waters.
by Patrick Galloway
50 more must-see martial arts films.
By Freeman Ng & Cassandra Rockwood Ghanem
Haiku tell the story of the poet Basho and the diaries he wrote while walking throughout Japan in the 1600s.
by Leonard Koren
An intoxicating, illustrated guide to Japan's ritual of hot-tub bathing.
The Gundam creator's own vision of his spectacularly successful cult franchise, in a new edition for hungry fans.
by Henry (Yoshitaka) Kiyama
The first English translation of the groundbreaking 1931 graphic novel!
by Toshio Ban & Tezuka Productions, translated by Frederik L. Schodt
A documentary manga biography of the influential artist and the birth and evolution of manga and anime in Japan.
by Fred Patten
The first book-length collection by the most respected writer on anime and manga today.