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The Complete Anime Guide

Author : Trish Ledoux
ISBN : 0964954230
Genre : Animated films
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Japanese animation or anime (pronounced "annie-may") is the most talked about pop culture trend to hit American shores since The Beatles. Recently featured articles in Newsweek, USA Today, & the New York Times have highlighted the booming popularity of this imported "adult" animation. As more Japanese cartoon series pop-up on television, & dozens of new home video releases are snatched up by fans each month, the one thing that's been missing is a good road map. Thanks to the efforts of Trish LeDoux & Doug Ranney, we now finally have one in THE COMPLETE ANIME GUIDE. This exhaustive, lavishly illustrated 224 page reference work features complete synopses & credits for nearly 900 anime home video titles currently in release; discussion of 25 major television series aired in America; in-depth background on Japanese cartoons past & present; & a complete reference to fan clubs & conventions, Internet resources, fan magazines, retail sources, & much more. Indexed, exhaustive, heavily illustrated...this is the definitive reference work on Japanese animation in America. SCB Distributors, 15608 S. New Century Drive, Gardena, CA 90248-2129. Tel: (310) 532-9400. Or direct from Tiger Mountain Press, P.O. Box 369, Issaquah, WA 98027. Tel: (206) 391-8793. FAX: (206) 391-9064.

Manga The Complete Guide

Author : Jason Thompson
ISBN : 9780345539441
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
File Size : 51. 97 MB
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• Reviews of more than 900 manga series • Ratings from 0 to 4 stars • Guidelines for age-appropriateness • Number of series volumes • Background info on series and artists THE ONE-STOP RESOURCE FOR CHOOSING BETWEEN THE BEST AND THE REST! Whether you’re new to the world of manga-style graphic novels or a longtime reader on the lookout for the next hot series, here’s a comprehensive guide to the wide, wonderful world of Japanese comics! • Incisive, full-length reviews of stories and artwork • Titles rated from zero to four stars–skip the clunkers, but don’t miss the hidden gems • Guidelines for age-appropriateness–from strictly mature to kid-friendly • Profiles of the biggest names in manga, including CLAMP, Osamu Tezuka, Rumiko Takahashi, and many others • The facts on the many kinds of manga–know your shôjo from your shônen • An overview of the manga industry and its history • A detailed bibliography and a glossary of manga terms LOOK NO FURTHER, YOU’VE FOUND YOUR IDEAL MANGA COMPANION!

The Complete Guide To

Author : Chi Hang Li
ISBN : 0764133802
Genre : Computers
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Explains the process of creating anime, from storyboarding to preparing and distributing the finished movie or video.

Anime And Manga

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The Complete Step By Step Guide To Drawing Cartoons Manga And Anime

Author : Ivan Hissey
ISBN : 0754823733
Genre : Art
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This dynamic book provides a detailed guide to drawing your own cartoons traditionally and digitally. It introduces a variety of drawing styles, from different expressions and faces and anthropomorphizing animals to creating caricatures and manga characters. Various cartooning styles and colouring techniques are also demonstrated to help you bring your own characters to life. Divided into two sections, the first, Drawing Cartoons, provides guidance on how to create characters from how to show a range of facial expressions and using different shaped heads to drawing hands, feet, shoes and clothing. It also explains the importance of viewpoint, perspective, lighting, scale, focus and mood. Concepts and methods used by professional cartoonists are also explored, with plenty of tips on scene-building, narrative development and creating environments which characters can interact. The second section, Drawing Manga is an illustrated guide to creating your own manga characters. It begins by explaining the rules of designing manga characters, such as drawing features such as eyes, noses, mouths and hair, and how to define gender, age, good or evil. The importance of backgrounds and settings are highlighted, and how to use them to create all kinds of fantasy or futuristic worlds that bring your characters to life. There are special features on genres such as shojo and shonen, and super-deformed manga characters in both hand-drawn and digital mediums, as well as on anime ? Japanese animation ? which includes an exploration of the history and latest achievements, and shows how to transform your drawings into live-action cartoons. A range of projects offer the opportunity to practice the disciplines your have learned, from portraying children, villains and mecha robots to composing a panel story, creating a sinister narrative or planning a battle scene. With over 2500 inspiring drawings and 250 step-by-step exercises and projects, this practical book is an easy-to-use guide, which will show you how to produce your own amazing cartoons.

Emerging Worlds Of Anime And Manga

Author : Frenchy Lunning
ISBN : 0816649456
Genre : Art
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This inaugural volume on anime and manga engages the rise of Japanese popular culture through game design, fashion, graphic design, commercial packaging, character creation, and fan culture. Promoting dynamic ways of thinking, along with a wealth of images, this cutting-edge work opens new doors between academia and fandom.

Comic Art In Africa Asia Australia And Latin America Through 2000

Author : John A. Lent
ISBN : 0313312109
Genre : Art
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Serves as the only complete bibliography on comic art for the 87 countries discussed.

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