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Understanding manga and anime

Author: Robin E Brenner
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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: Young adult literature
Electronic books
Comics (Graphic works)
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Comic books, strips, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brenner, Robin E., 1977-
Understanding manga and anime.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007
(DLC) 2007009773
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin E Brenner
ISBN: 9780313094484 0313094489
OCLC Number: 230776264
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of VOYA 2008 Five Foot Bookshelf 2007 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 333 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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.


This book gives the novice background information necessary to feel confident in selecting, working with, and advocating for manga and anime collections; This book gives the novice background  Read more...


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