The Anime Encyclopedia, 3rd Revised Edition (with signed bookplate)

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The Anime Encyclopedia, 3rd Revised Edition (with signed bookplate)

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This 3rd edition of The Anime Encyclopedia brings the landmark reference work up to date with six additional years of information on Japanese animation, its practitioners and products, as well as incisive thematic entries on anime history and culture. More than just generic listings, these reviews have snark, intelligence, and a discerning point of view. Data-obsessed fans will relish the extensive credits, online links, and cross-references, and parents and librarians will appreciate the content advisories.

 

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PRAISE

"Impressive, exhaustive, labyrinthine, and obsessive—The Anime Encyclopedia is an astonishing piece of work."—Neil Gaiman

“A huge, exhaustive, timely, and authoritative compendium of information that will be appreciated by anime experts and neophytes alike. Recommended for all libraries and essential for film and media collections.”—Library Journal

“An excellent desktop reference for both the avid fan and the casual anime viewer! I highly recommend this work to anyone interested in learning more about the vast history of anime, but isn’t sure where to begin.”—Anime News Network

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Jonathan Clements has worked as a translator, voice actor or dubbing director on over 70 anime, including Grey: Digital Target, Sol Bianca and Musashi: Dream of the Last Samurai. He was formerly the editor of Manga Max magazine and a contributing editor of Newtype USA, and is now a contributing editor to The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, with special responsibility for China and Japan. He is currently a Visiting Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, and his latest solo book is Anime: A History (British Film Institute, 2013).

Helen McCarthy was the founding editor of Anime UK magazine, editor of Manga Mania magazine, and the author of Anime! A Beginner’s Guide, the first book in the English language on the medium. She has appeared in several anime as a voice actress and produced the UK release of Beast Warriors. Her books include Hayao Miyazaki: Master of Japanese Animation, 500 Essential Anime You Must Own, Manga Cross-Stitch, and The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga, which won the Harvey Award. She has just completed A Brief History of Manga for Ilex Press.

PUBLICATION INFORMATION

No. Pages: 1200
Dimensions: 7.50 x 9.25"
Format: Hardcover & Digital
Price: $120.00 USD
ISBN: 9781611720181