This book is an absolute authority on "Manga"! Japanese comics - "manga" - are taking the world by storm, with ever-increasing sales in the UK. Now, finally, there is a complete, illustrated A-Z guide for fans who want to pick up new series, or discover classics.Over 900 "manga" series - all of which have been translated and published in English - are reviewed, with a description, star rating, number of volumes, and background on the series and artist. Plus, there are in-depth profiles of key artists (like Tezuka and CLAMP), features on aspects of manga, a glossary, and an artist index. From "Akira" to "Yu-Gi-Oh!", "AD Police" to "Dragon Ball Z", it's all here, making this a must for any otaku!
JASON THOMPSON is a former editor at manga publisher Viz, supervising the translation of several manga, including Yu-Gi_Oh! and Dragon Ball Z. He has written reviews and manga-related articles for Animerica, Pulp and other publications. He lives in San Franciso.