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Understanding manga and anime

Author: Robin E Brenner
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides information for librarians who are trying to build their manga and anime collections; discussing the history of manga and anime, vocabulary, cultural differences in format and content, programming and event ideas, genres, and more.
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin E Brenner
ISBN: 9781591583325 1591583322
OCLC Number: 85898238
Description: xix, 333 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Short history of manga and anime --
Manga and anime vocabulary --
Culture clash : East meets West --
Adventures with ninjas and schoolgirls : humor and realism --
Samurai and shogun : action, war, and historical fiction --
Giant robots and nature spirits : science fiction, fantasy, and legends --
Understanding fans and fan culture --
Draw in a crowd : promotion and programs --
Collection development.
Responsibility: Robin E. Brenner.
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Aims to give the novice background information necessary to feel confident in selecting, working with, and advocating for manga and anime collections. This book also offers more experienced  Read more...

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