It's clear that Japanese animation, or anime, has established a lasting beachhead in American mass culture. "The Complete Anime Guide" serves as a chronicle, a directory, a resource and a guide book to this most exciting of all Japanese imports.
The video directory lists all of the thousands of anime titles available in the USA as of early 1997, including critical summaries of every film or series, summaries of individual series episodes, production credits, content advisories, and both Japanese and American release information.
The chapter on genres provides critical guidance and background for the reader, offering a deeper discussion of the films and their creators.
The TV series chapter traces the long history of Japanese-animated shows broadcast on American TV- from the 1963 debut of Astro Boy to more recent shows such as Eagle Riders and Dragon Ball. Each entry includes a complete summary and discussion of the series, with production credits, background, and illustrations.
Generously illustrated, "The Complete Anime Guide" doubles as an entertaining introduction for newcomers to this exciting artform, and is by far the most exhaustive and authoritative reference work for those already well-versed in the world of anime.
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Trish Ledoux is editor of Animerica Anime and Manga Monthly- the country's leading magazine of Japanese animation and comics. Fluent in Japanese, she is also known for her work as a translator, screenwriter, consultant and voice-actor on enough anime videos to fill a rental store.Review:
...we now finally have a good road map to the world of Japanese animation. -- Frederik L. Schodt, 1997
I can't imagine a more thorough chronicle of Japanese animation... -- Leonard Maltin, 1997
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