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Kotaku shares excerpt from 'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan'

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Thanks to Brian Ashcraft over at Kotaku for sharing this very helpful excerpt from Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan on eating and drinking in Japan.  Read More

China Comics author Jing Liu embarks on German Tour

Michael Palmer - Monday, June 11, 2018

Jing Liu, author of the popular Understanding China Through Comics series is embarked on a tour of Germany this September to speak about using comics in the classroom to teach Chinese history.  Read More

Stone Bridge Press to attend the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.!

Thomas Joel - Monday, March 05, 2018

The Stone Bridge Press team is excited to announce that we will be participating in the upcoming Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., March 22-25!  Read More

Life With Manga God Osamu Tezuka: An Interview with Frederik Schodt

Thomas Joel - Monday, November 13, 2017

If you’re a manga fan, Frederik Schodt is a name you should know.  Read More

Donate to help create 'The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga' original cast CD!

Thomas Joel - Friday, November 10, 2017

This summer, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley produced the world premiere of The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga, adapted from one of our books. The show opened to critical and audience acclaim, and just received the Theatre Bay Area Award for Outstanding World Premiere Musical!  Read More

'The Four Immigrants' musical is up for 10 theater awards!

Thomas Joel - Friday, September 22, 2017

The hit musical The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga, adapted from Stone Bridge Press' title The Four Immigrants Manga, was recognized as a finalist TEN TIMES for the 2017 Theatre Bay Area Awards. Congratulations! Read More

US-China Review on the 'Understanding China Through Comics' series

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, September 05, 2017

The latest edition of US-China Review features a helpful review of our Understanding China Through Comics series–much appreciated! Read More

Otakon welcomes writers Frederik L. Schodt and Roland Kelts

Thomas Joel - Friday, July 21, 2017

The Baltimore anime convention Otakon has added writers Frederik L. Schodt and Roland Kelts to their lineup!  Read More

Photos of "The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga"

Thomas Joel - Friday, July 14, 2017

The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga premiered in Palo Alto a couple days ago! The musical will play through August, so get your tickets before it's too late:  Read More

​Kids' Book Buzz review of "Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identity"

Thomas Joel - Friday, July 07, 2017

Kids' Book Buzz reviewed the third volume in our Understanding China Through Comics series, Barbarians and the Birth of Chinese Identity: The Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms to the Yuan Dynasty (907–1368), giving it 5 out of 5 stars! 
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