"Phenomenal book ... an exceptionally literate writer. "
"... a thoroughgoing exposition of the manga genre in text and pictures."
—The New Yorker
"An excellent historical guide to manga, as well as a fine introduction to various artists and major thematic concerns."
"Buy this book. Read it."
—The Comics Buyer's Guide
This book is just horrible. I literally brought me back to the days of being an inmate at an unnamed location.Published 11 months ago by Christopher
I bought this book while I'm writing my dissertation about manga and I wanted to start from the basic. Schodt's work is the first of a long series of book about that matter. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Soobie Mennym
Frederick Schodt's Manga, Manga! was the first American book to really explore the world of Japanese Manga. Read morePublished on September 27, 2012 by Grendel Khan
The book gives you a pretty good look on how manga developed over the years, and delivers what it promises in the beginning: help you understand how the manga world works. Read morePublished on February 25, 2011 by Samira Andrade
This book helped me in my thesis a lot. Manga Manga gives you a soft background of history (which you can complete with 1000 years of manga) and the way manga works (in general)... Read morePublished on February 18, 2009 by F. E. Hernández
but that is about all, there is not much information on anything in the book, i think it is for those who are just entering the world of AnimePublished on May 22, 2001 by "email@example.com"
After reading Mr. Schodt's book, as well as the pleasure of talking to him, it really helped me understand and appreciate more of Japanese culture, particularly with regard to this... Read morePublished on March 21, 2000 by "ron-man"