"manga /mon-gah/ nounA type of Japanese comic book published in anthologized series, vastlypopular in Japan among adults and widely influential on advertising,visual arts, and particularly the Anime film genre.""Theinfluence of manga—a central figure in Japanese mainstream culture fordecades—has begun to spread outside of Japan, making waves in the Westand influencing not only comic designers, but also advertisers,filmmakers, and creative professionals in general. But why is manga soinsanely popular? Why do the Japanese obsess over it, pushing weeklydistribution figures into the millions? Inside this mega-guide you’llget the skinny on the manga phenomenon and its superstars—both humanand fictional—via 140 A to Z listings of the most talented andinfluential manga artists, from classic maestros—like Osamu Tezuka(creator of Astroboy) and Katsuhiro Otomo (creator of Akira)—to thehottest newcomers such as Reiko Okano and world famous artists likeHayao Miyazaki (creator of Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away).Each entry includes biographical and bibliographical information,descriptions of main characters, and of course plenty of examples ofthe artist’s finest manga spreads and covers."Bonus DVD includes:• 3 interviews with cutting-edge manga artists (1 underground, 1 traditional, and 1 top artist)• Tokyo manga shop tour: inside Tokyo's coolest and biggest (up to 150,000 titles in one shop!) • 900 manga coversItem Located: » Kannaksenkadun tietokeskus [Fi]
Amano, Masanao ; Wiedemann, Julius (ed.)
English translation: Mc Donald, John ; Sanbommatsu, Tamami. German translation: Roeckelein, Ulrike. French translation: Combes, Marc
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Amano, Masanao ; Wiedemann, Julius (ed.), “Manga design,” Sarjakuvaseuran kokoelman tietokanta, viitattu 18. marraskuuta 2019, https://www.sarjakuvaseura.fi/kokoelma/items/show/5931.