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Schodt, Frederik L. 1950-

Overview
Works: 95 works in 324 publications in 3 languages and 7,710 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Graphic novels  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Fiction  Young adult works  History  Biography  Comics (Graphic works)  Juvenile works 
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 )
42 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 999 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 )
41 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 875 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 656 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 488 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 )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 390 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 : Urasawa x Tezuka by Naoki Urasawa( Book )
in English and held by 285 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 )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 283 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 )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 254 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 242 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 )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 232 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's web site
Pluto : Urasawa X Tezuka by Naoki Urasawa( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
"Atom is back, and the fate of the earth is in his hands! Now that Atom has all the answers to the unsolved mysteries around Pluto, Bora and more, he's prepared to put everything on the line. With the memory of his fallen brethren--Gesicht, Mont Blanc, North No. 2, Brando, Hercules and Epsilon--etched deeply into his heart, Atom is headed for one last battle to save the world!"--Publisher's web site
Pluto by Naoki Urasawa( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 198 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 191 libraries worldwide
Pluto by Naoki Urasawa( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
"Pluto has destroyed six out of the seven great robots of the world, and the pacifist robot Epsilon is the only one that remains. Will Epsilon, who refused to participate in the 39th Central Asian War, leave behind his war-orphaned charges to step onto the battlefield? It just might be that kindly Epsilon, who wields the power of photon energy, will be Pluto's greatest opponent of all!"--Amazon.com
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 184 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 )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 183 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 toinvestigate a series of bizarre incidents. Meanwhile, Tamaki Tamai, a psychicdetective from the Channeling Agency, has been commissioned toexplore strange changes in the temporal universe brought about by two forces, one represented by the teachings of a professor named Rahampol, 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. The long-awaited sequel to Shirow Masamune s groundbreaking The Ghost in the Shell, and one of the most highly anticipated graphic novel events in many years, Man-Machine Interface is Shirow s most ambitious and complex story yet, with deep forays into philosophy and the meaning of artificial life, intelligence, and existence. Utilizing awe-inspiring digital effects on a level never before seen in the annals of graphic fiction, Shirow has raised the bar for what can be achieved, page after page! "
The Osamu Tezuka story : a life in manga and anime by Toshio Ban( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 169 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 )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
/For readers 18+ For Mature Readers!
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 )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
The unlikely history of early cross-cultural encounters between the West and Japan, featuring acrobats, jugglers, and a colorful American impresario
Astro Boy books 1 and 2 by Osamu Tezuka( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
A robot is created that looks like a young boy, who flies around and stops the bad guys
 
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Alternative Names
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
フレデリック.ショット 1950-
傅萊德里·修特
Languages
English (181)
Spanish (2)
Japanese (2)
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