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Schodt, Frederik L. 1950-

Works: 74 works in 304 publications in 3 languages and 7,417 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  History  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Interviews  Biography  Juvenile works  Comics (Graphic works)  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN6790.J3, 741.5952
Publication Timeline
Publications about Frederik L Schodt
Publications by Frederik L Schodt
Most widely held works by Frederik L Schodt
Manga! Manga! : the world of Japanese comics by Frederik L Schodt( Book )
40 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 987 libraries worldwide
Illustrated with the most representative examples of the genre, this book in English explores the world of Japanese comics
Dreamland Japan : writings on modern manga by Frederik L Schodt( Book )
35 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Explains the different categories of manga, popular titles and publishers. Features more than 22 artists including Hinako Sugiura, king Terry (Teruhiko Yumura), Shingo Iguchi ( the creator of Z-Chan), and Fujiko F. Fujio (creator of the Doraemon, a series with 44 volumes which have sold 100 million copies). One chapter is devoted to the "father" of all the cartoonists, Osamu Tezuka
Inside the robot kingdom : Japan, mechatronics, and the coming robotopia by Frederik L Schodt( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 667 libraries worldwide
The four immigrants manga : a Japanese experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924 by Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 490 libraries worldwide
From servanats in fancy homes to workers in the fields, through earthquakes, riots, a World's Fair, war, and Prohibition--the true story of four young Japances men who ppursued their dreams in the rough and tumble of American history
Native American in the land of the shogun : Ranald MacDonald and the opening of Japan by Frederik L Schodt( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
"Drawing richly on primary source materials in Japan, Canada, Hawaii, and the Pacific Northwest, Schodt reveals a man of rare courage and daring, while laying to rest the romantic myths that have built up around the MacDonald story. With 53 illustrations, 7 maps, a bibliography, notes, and index, this book is a detailed and valuable contribution to our understanding of early globalization."--Jacket
Astro boy by Osamu Tezuka( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
The robotic Astro Boy battles a deadly underground tank, helps solve a murder, and prevents the world from being destroyed by a robot bomb
The Astro Boy essays : Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the manga/anime revolution by Frederik L Schodt( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Japan expert Frederik L. Schodt examines Osamu Tezuka's life, the art of animation, the connection between fantasy robots and technology, spinoffs, and Astro Boy's cultural impact. The book includes over 40 black-and-white images and 16 pages of full-color Astro Boy art
Phoenix : a tale of the future by Osamu Tezuka( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
First published in the 1960s, Phoenix remains relevant today. Civilization has gone underground after several nuclear wars. Masato, a resident of the underground capital of Tokyo, is discovered owning an outlawed alien animal with hallucinogenic properties. Fleeing for his life, he learns the secret of the Phoenix as the world veers toward Armageddon
Ghost in the shell = Kōkaku kidōtai by Masamune Shirow( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 226 libraries worldwide
"Deep into the 21st century, the line between man and machine has been inexorably blurred as humans rely on the enhancement of mechanical implants and robots are upgraded with human tissue. In this rapidly converging technoscape, the covert-ops agents of Section 9 are charged to track and crack the most dangerous terrorists, cybercriminals, and ghost hackers the digital future has to offer. Whether dealing with remote-controlled corpses, lethally malfunctioning micromachines, or cop-killer cyborgs, Section 9 is determined to serve and protect -- and reboot some cybercrook butt!"--Page 4 of cover
America and the four Japans : friend, foe, model, mirror by Frederik L Schodt( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Pluto : Urasawa X Tezuka : a new vision based on Astro boy, the greatest robot on earth by Naoki Urasawa( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
"The seven great robots of the world are being destroyed one after the other, and the former members of the politically charged Bora Survey Group are also being targeted. Could Professor Tenma, the man who created the Japanese boy robot Atom, hold the key to finding the killer and his motive? The latest developments in the investigation send shock waves throughout the world in this masterful work of science fiction and suspense"--Publisher's web site
Ghost in the shell 2 = Kōkaku kidōtai 2 : Man-machine interface by Masamune Shirow( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 168 libraries worldwide
"March 6, 2035. Motoko Aramaki is a hyper-advanced cyborg, a counter-terrorist net security expert, heading the investigative department of the giant multi-national, Poseidon Industrial. Partly transcending the physical world and existing in a virtual world of networks, Motoko is a fusion of multiple entities and identities, deploying remotely controlled prosthetic humanoid surrogates around the globe to solve a series of bizarre incidents. Meanwhile, Tamaki Tamai, a psychic investigator from the Channeling Agency, has been commissioned to investigate strange changes in the temporal universe, brought about by two forces, one represented by the teachings of a professor named Rahampol, and the other by the complex, evolving Motoko entity. What unfolds will all be in a day's work--a day that will change everything, forever"--Page 4 of cover
Professor Risley and the imperial Japanese troupe : how an American acrobat introduced circus to Japan, and Japan to the West by Frederik L Schodt( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
""Frederik L. Schodt has at long last unveiled the fascinating story of 'Professor Risley.' Circus scholars, history buffs, and anyone with an ounce of curiosity should be grateful to him.""--Dominique Jando, ""Professor"" Risley (Richard Risley Carlisle) introduced the Western circus to Japan in 1864. Three years later, this former acrobat gave many in the West their first glimpse of Japan when he took his ""Imperial Japanese Troupe"" of acrobats and jugglers on a triumphant tour of North America and Europe. Over the next few years, the Troupe performed before pre
Astro Boy by Osamu Tezuka( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
In this volume of Astro Boy adventures, a master criminal uses a stolen invisible robot in a daring crime spree, Astro battles the robot-destroying Black Lux gang, and the freedom of mankind is threatened by body-snatching gas aliens. Also includes the 1952 first appearance of Astro Boy, "Ambassador Atom."
Mobile suit Gundam by Yoshiyuki Tomino( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
The otaku encyclopedia : an insider's guide to the subculture of cool Japan by Patrick W Galbraith( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
With over 500 entries, including common expressions, people, places & moments of otaku history, this is a comprehensive A-Z of facts about popular culture in modern Japan
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Frederik L. Schodt 1950-....
Frederik L. Schodt Amerikaans taalkundige
Frederik L. Schodt US-amerikanischer Autor, Kritiker und Übersetzer
Frederik Schodt 1950-....
Furederikku Shotto 1950-....
Shotto, Furederikku 1950-
Шодт, Фредерик
ショット, フレデリック
ショット, フレデリック 1950-
ショット, フレデリック L.
フレデリック.ショット 1950-
English (154)
Japanese (5)
Spanish (2)
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