Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga

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Stone Bridge Press, Inc., 1996 - Literary Collections - 360 pages
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Drawn in styles ranging from the crudely vulgar to the highly refined, and covering every genre from naive romance to high-tech cybervisions, manga (Japanese comics) are a sophisticated narrative art. In Japan, where manga were born, the art is today actively evolving, with a whole new generation of younger artists making bold innovations in style and content. Dreamland Japan is a collection of thoughful essays on the current state of tha manga universe, essential reading for fans, literati, and anyone interested in the shape of visual culture to come. Featured artists include Hinako Sugiura, King Terry, Yoshikazu Ebisu, Kazuichi Hanawa, Murasaki Yamada, Suehiro Maruo, Akira Narita, Shungicu Uchida, Shigeru Mizuki, Reiko Okano, Yuji Aoki, Yoshiharu Tsuge, Milk Morizono, Fujiko F. Fujio, Seiki Tsuchida. There are also discussions of the work of Osamu Tezuka and Hayao Miyazaki, plus features on important magazines like CoroCoro Comic, Jump, Big Comics, Morning, June, Yan Mama, and the avant-garde Garo, as well as the dojinshi phenomenon. Fully referenced and indexed with selected readings and Internet references.
  

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Informative and insightful. Writing is interesting and easy to follow. Read full review

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Very informative book on why MANGA is so popular in Japan. Read full review

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Dreamland Japan
Book with excerpt on the similarities between The Lion King and Kimba the White Lion
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DREAMLAND JAPAN: WRITINGS ON MODERN MANGA
ABOUT THIS BOOK:. Dreamland Japan was published in 1996 by Stone Bridge Press. I wrote it as a type of sequel to my 1983 book, Manga! Manga! ...
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Dreamland Japan: Manga's Paradise
The World of Japanese Comics and Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga, as well as numerous articles. The following interview focuses on one of the ...
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In Jog - The Blog's "Eyes turned eastward..." highly recommends Dreamland Japan by Frederik L. Schodt, and provides a full review. ...
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50 best mangas voted by Japanese, Best 10 ; Youngrok lee's Comics Page
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Dreamland Japan (BOOK) by Fred Schodt
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Ray Mescallao- Otaku Nation
Manga!, Schodt wrote a second book, 1996ís Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga. Having done his comprehensive overview in the first book, ...
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Index to Comic Art Collection: "Dreamland" to "Dreariness"
"Dreamland Japan : Writings on Modern Manga, by Frederik L. Schodt" / reviewed by John A. Lent. p. 36-37 in Inks, v. 4, no. 3 (Sept. 1997). -- Call no. ...
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About the author (1996)

Fluent in spoken and written Japanese, Frederik L. Schodt is an author, interpreter, and translator who has written extensively on Japanese culture and Japan-U.S. relations. His classic Manga! Manga! introduced the English-speaking world to Japanese comics culture.

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