The Anime Encyclopedia: A Century of Japanese Animation

Jonathan Clements (Author) Helen McCarthy (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$120.00  $110.40
Publisher
Stone Bridge Press
Publish Date
March 03, 2015
Pages
1160
Dimensions
9.6 X 2.7 X 7.9 inches | 4.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781611720181

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About the Author

Jonathan Clements has worked as a translator, voice actor or dubbing director on over 70 anime, including Grey: Digital Target, Sol Bianca and Musashi: Dream of the Last Samurai. He was formerly the editor of Manga Max magazine, a contributing editor of Newtype USA, and is now a contributing editor to The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, with special responsibility for China and Japan. He is currently a Visiting Professor at Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, and his latest solo book is Anime: A History (British Film Institute, 2013).

Helen McCarthy was the founding editor of Anime UK magazine, editor of Manga Mania magazine, and the author of Anime! A Beginner's Guide, the first book in the English language on the medium. She has appeared in several anime as a voice actress and produced the UK release of Beast Warriors. Her books include Hayao Miyazaki: Master of Japanese Animation, 500 Essential Anime You Must Own, Manga Cross-Stitch and The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga, which won the Harvey Award. She has just completed A Brief History of Manga for Ilex Press.

Reviews

10 out of 10 "An even mightier tome than ever before, retaining its status as an absolutely required reference work on a subject too often discussed solely in guesswork and rumor."--MYM

"Invaluable to English-speaking scholars, fans and writers, serving as reliably exhaustive and often highly entertaining guides to a world that can seem as massive as it does impenetrable."--The Japan Times

"Full of interesting behind-the-scenes information on anime ranging from the famous to the forgotten; and the essays give an insightful look at anime history and culture."--Kotaku

"Your new go-to source for Anime information"--OtakuUSA

"Undeniably the definitive English language text about anime."--Crunchyroll

"The third edition of the Anime Encyclopedia is the best yet, and remains the definitive book on Japanese animation in English. Highly Recommended."--Animation For Adults

"Anyone interested in animation should have a copy of "The Anime Encyclopedia" to refer to regularly."--Indiewire

"A useful resource for parents and librarians."--Booklist

"Packed with information on every major topic and series under the sun, and filled to the brim with personality that encourages you to explore its pages and learn while you're being entertained as a result."--UK Anime Network

"Definitely something any pop culture and Japanese anime fan should have at their fingertips."--Forces of Geek

10 out of 10 "An even mightier tome than ever before, retaining its status as an absolutely required reference work on a subject too often discussed solely in guesswork and rumor."--MYM

"Invaluable to English-speaking scholars, fans and writers, serving as reliably exhaustive and often highly entertaining guides to a world that can seem as massive as it does impenetrable."--The Japan Times

"Full of interesting behind-the-scenes information on anime ranging from the famous to the forgotten; and the essays give an insightful look at anime history and culture."--Kotaku

"Your new go-to source for Anime information"--OtakuUSA

"Undeniably the definitive English language text about anime."--Crunchyroll

"The third edition of the Anime Encyclopedia is the best yet, and remains the definitive book on Japanese animation in English. Highly Recommended."--Animation For Adults

"Anyone interested in animation should have a copy of "The Anime Encyclopedia" to refer to regularly."--Indiewire

"A useful resource for parents and librarians."--Booklist

"Packed with information on every major topic and series under the sun, and filled to the brim with personality that encourages you to explore its pages and learn while you're being entertained as a result."--UK Anime Network

"Definitely something any pop culture and Japanese anime fan should have at their fingertips."--Forces of Geek