From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Very interesting excursus on mangas and many of its most famous authors. There is also a sort of Psychologica/Sociological/Anthropological explanation about the popularity of... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Gonza
Deeply informative, well-written, and absorbing all throughout. I've been a lifelong manga fan and every chapter was packed with information I never knew before. Read morePublished on January 14, 2014 by George Valvatorez
I read the original edition years ago, after reading Mr. Schodt's Manga! Manga!: The World of Japanese Comics, and was amazed at how far the industry has grown by the 1996. Read morePublished on December 23, 2011 by Studente Conan
I would highly recommend this book for all manga lovers. It provides a run-down of all the popular manga magazines in Japan, Japanese manga culture, and manga's place in society,... Read morePublished on May 17, 2009 by Sparrow Townshend
Unfortunately, I found this book to be somewhat unsatisfying, mostly because of the kinds of assumptions Schodt uses, and the kind of data that he uses to support his theories of a... Read morePublished on April 21, 2007 by C. Soesanto
I have yet to read Manga! Manga!- this was what I was able to get my hands on first, but with enough background info, it is a great read. Read morePublished on June 5, 2001 by Ellie
In some ways this book was even better than Manga, Manga, although I missed the manga chapters from the first book, and most of his recommended mangaka's stories are out of print. Read morePublished on January 19, 2001 by Keri
a great introduction into the confusing world of manga (and anime by extension) this book allowed me for the first time to direct my search for great titles and artists in the sea... Read morePublished on June 19, 2000 by Mr. K