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Schodt, Frederik L. 1950-

Overview
Works: 130 works in 421 publications in 3 languages and 9,382 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Fiction  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Biography  History  Science fiction comics  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PN6790.J3, 741.5952
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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 )
45 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,005 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 )
40 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 870 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 )
13 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
The four immigrants manga : a Japanese experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924 by Henry Yoshitaka Kiyama( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 485 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 )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
"Ranald MacDonald marooned himself in northern Japan and was promptly arrested. From original records, Schodt tracks MacDonald's movements through Japan - his encounter with the indigenous Ainu, his capture by the local authorities, and his seven-month incarceration in Nagasaki. Far from being a passive detainee, MacDonald charmed his guards, intrigued his interrogators, and transcribed the Japanese language he learned."
Pluto by Naoki Urasawa( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
In a world where man and robots coexist, the powerful Swiss robot Mont Blanc has been destroyed. Elsewhere a key figure in a robot rights group is murdered. The two incidents appear to be unrelated ... except for one very conspicuous clue - the bodies of both victims have been fashioned into some sort of bizarre collage complete with makeshift horns placed by the victims' heads. Interpol assigns robot detective Gesicht to this most strange and complex case - and he eventually discovers that he too, as one of the seven great robots of the world, is one of the targets. -- [Viz Media.com]
Good-bye by Yoshihiro Tatsumi( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
A third collection of illustrated short tales is comprised of World War II pieces that were drawn in 1971 and 1972 and includes the stories of a prostitute who despairs when American GIs return to America and a man who devotes his life to honoring Hiroshima victims only to realize a horrible misconception
The ghost in the shell by Masamune Shirow( Book )
31 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 308 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
Pluto : Urasawa x Tezuka by Naoki Urasawa( Book )
in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Overview: In a distant future where sentient humanoid robots pass for human, someone or something is out to destroy the seven great robots of the world. Europol's top detective Gesicht is assigned to investigate these mysterious robot serial murders-the only catch is that he himself is one of the seven targets
Astro boy by Osamu Tezuka( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 274 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 )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 255 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
Starting point : 1979-1996 by Hayao Miyazaki( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Starting Point: 1979-1996 is a collection of essays, interviews, and memoir that go back to the roots of Miyazaki's childhood, the formulation of his theories of animation, and the founding of Studio Ghibli
The Osamu Tezuka story : a life in manga and anime by Toshio Ban( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
This graphic-format biography of Osamu Tezuka--Japan's "God of Manga"--looks at one of the twentieth century's great creative artists (Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion, Black Jack). It is also an anecdotal study of the evolution of Japan's early manga and anime business and its heroes
Ghost in the shell 1.5 = Kōkaku kidōtai 1.5 : Human-error processor by Masamune Shirow( Book )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 235 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
Phoenix : a tale of the future by Osamu Tezuka( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 233 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
Pluto by Naoki Urasawa( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
"Pluto-- Sahad-- Goji-- Abullah-- Mysterious figures somehow involved with the serial murders of the great robots of the world. Europol's top robot detective Gesicht has been put on the case, and he's mere steps away from discovering the horrifying truth behind the killer and his motives-- Little does he realize that he's also steps away from discovering a horrifying truth of his own-- Masterfully crafted science fiction and suspense at its best!"--Publisher description
Pluto : Urasawa X Tezuka : a new vision based on Astro boy, the greatest robot on earth by Naoki Urasawa( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 207 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
Pluto by Naoki Urasawa( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 201 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
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 196 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Frederik L. Schodt 1950-....
Frederik L. Schodt Amerikaans taalkundige
Frederik L. Schodt écrivain américain
Frederik L. Schodt escritor estadounidense
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
フレデリック.ショット 1950-
傅萊德里·修特
Languages
English (208)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (1)
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