The Rough Guide to Manga

Author: Jason S. Yadao

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1405384239

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 304

View: 5605

The Rough Guide to Manga is the ultimate handbook offering a comprehensive overview of one of the most fashionable genre's in today's popular culture. The guide features the manga story: from manga's twelfth-century roots to the rise of English-language manga with profiles of influential creators like Leiji Matsumoto and CLAMP as well as publishers to look out for. You'll find an overview of manga's unique styles, techniques and genres decoded as well as a canon of fifty must-read manga, including the iconic Astro Boy, global hits Fruits Basket and Battle Royale, plus less well-known works like Please Save My Earth. The Rough Guide to Manga demystifies unfamiliar terms and genres for newcomers whilst offering manga fans plenty of new recommendations including listings for manga magazines and websites along with a glossary of terms. Crammed with illustrations, and including a section on the anime connection, this is must-have Manga for beginners and enthusiasts alike.

The Rough Guide to Anime

Author: Simon Richmond

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858282053

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 292

View: 7438

A fan's reference profiles directors, composers, voice-over artists, and more for top-selected films and series while sharing complementary travel information for recommended anime shrines and locations in Japan. Original.

The Rough Guide to Japan

Author: Sally McLaren,Martin Zatko,Neil Maclean,Sophie Branscombe,Roger Norum

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241012635

Category: Travel

Page: 872

View: 6872

The award-winning Rough Guide to Japan makes the ideal travel companion to one of the world's most unique and dynamic countries. In full colour throughout, this opinionated guide is packed with essential information on the latest and best places to sleep, eat, party and shop, as well as pointers on etiquette and other cultural niceties. From neon-soaked Tokyo to temple-studded Kyoto and snow-topped Mount Fuji, all of the major travel hotspots are covered in full, while the guide also points the way to off-the-beaten-track gems - take a live-volcano hot spring on Kyushu island, go diving in tropical Okinawa, or wind your way through mountain traverses in the Japan Alps. Gain a richer understanding of the country through chapters on Japan's history, religions, arts, movies and music plus coverage of pressing environmental issues. There are maps of all the main tourist destinations, together with easy-to-read colour transport maps covering the Tokyo and Osaka train and subway systems. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Japan. Now available in ePub format.

The Rough Guide to Graphic Novels

Author: Danny Fingeroth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 302

View: 6646

Explains the history and types of graphic novels and lists must-read ones and well-known illustrators.

The Rough Guide to Tokyo

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241318947

Category: Travel

Page: 304

View: 6125

The Rough Guide to Tokyo is the ultimate travel guide to Japan's weird and wonderful capital city. Discover Tokyo's highlights with stunning photography, colour-coded maps and more listings and information than ever before. You'll find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Tokyo - from the hipster bars of Shibuya and Shimokitazawa to the top spots for Japanese classic meals such as sushi, ramen, tempura and okonomiyaki - as well as up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, clubs, shops and more, for all budgets. Whether you're planning to explore neighbourhoods such as Shinjuku, Ginza and Ueno in depth, or need fast-fix itineraries and "Best of" boxes that pick out the highlights you won't want to miss, The Rough Guide to Tokyo is your essential guide to the city. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Tokyo.

The Rough Guide to South America On A Budget

Author: N.A

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1405392118

Category: Travel

Page: 1024

View: 3656

The Rough Guide to South America on a Budget is the definitive guide to making the most of this exotic region without breaking the bank. Backpackers, career-breakers, gap year travellers and those who want more bang for their buck, will find in-depth budget information for all twelve South American countries and every aspect of travel. From hotels, hostels and restaurants to special events, festivals and adrenalin-pumping outdoor activities, this guide is packed with the best budget information. You'll find "Treat Yourself" boxes that feature great places and things worth splashing out on and also a full-colour introduction with highlights for every country. There are reviews and recommendations for night-life, shopping, markets and entertainment, as well as useful words and phrases in every language and detailed maps for hundreds of locations.

The Rough Guide to Superheroes

Author: Paul Simpson,Helen Rodiss,Michaela Bushell

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN: 9781843533863

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 4869

Faster than a speeding bullet this new Rough Guide brings you the mind-bending truth about the fantasy world’s bravest and baddest, telling you all you need to know about the superheroes who save us – and their vile enemies. The guide includes chapters on; Superheroes and Heroines - the essential guide including sidekicks, catchphrases, ridiculous costumes and implausible powers, the villains from Asbestos Lady to Zeelmo and the low-down on the origins and creators - including the artists who created the superheroes, and the key comics, graphic novels and their publishers. An insightful and entertaining look is taken at how superheroes have influenced such icons as Jerry Seinfeld, Elvis Presley and Donald Duck, inspired scientists and changed fashion. Finally, the what, where and why of superhero lore on TV, in the movies, in print and on the Internet and the background, all you need to know about the legends from Batman to Namor the Submariner and the Incredibles.

The Rough Guide to 21st Century Cinema

The Essential Companion to 101 Modern Movies

Author: Adam Smith

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1409360512

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 272

View: 2832

Celebrate the centurys' finest movies in The Rough Guide to 21st Century Cinema, a lavishly illustrated homage to the world's best movies of this new era of cinema. The best 101 films: a run down of the finest films of the millenium from Hollywood blockbusters to indie gems. The hottest stars: features on the up and coming actors and actresses who have made a mark. The winning genres: best-in-class features on drama, comedy, horror, sci-fi, animation, documentary, superhero movies and all the genre-mash ups in between. The unsung heroes: the finest talent behind the camera, including directors, cinematographers, set designers and special effects specialists. The Rough Guide to 21st Century Cinema is the essential companion to movies of the moment. Now available in ePub format.

The Practical Guide to Drawing Manga

Author: Peter Gray

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448872189

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 3754

From its origins in Japanese comics, manga has become one of the most popular and dynamic drawing styles in the world, used in animation, gaming, advertising, and design. This useful guide provides step-by-step instruction to help aspiring artists draw manga like the experts. Readers learn to draw characters that fit the manga "look" and exude personality, glamour, and polish. They learn to sketch well-proportioned figures and create faces with character and expression. Readers also learn to draw figures from interesting angles and to portray fast-moving action and drama. An overview of basic artist materials and instruction in inking and rendering are other helpful features.

The Rough Guide to Videogaming

Author: Kate Berens,Geoff Howard

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858289106

Category: Video games

Page: 523

View: 1570

Videogamers will find all they need to know in this collection of reviews of the top 150 games. Includes a roundup of monthly magazines and e-zines and Web site contact information for all hardware manufacturers, game developers, and publishers mentioned in the guide. Screen shots.

The Rough Guide to Egypt

Author: Dan Richardson,Daniel Jacobs

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1409323331

Category: Travel

Page: 656

View: 2196

The new full-colour Rough Guide to Egypt is the definitive guide to this amazing country, whose ancient civilization still fascinates today. But there's more to Egypt than just pyramids and temples. The Red Sea offers some of the world's finest diving, a few hours by air from Europe. There are awesome dunes and lush oases to explore in its deserts, and fantastic bazaars and mosques in the capital, Cairo. Detailed accounts of every attraction, along with crystal-clear maps and plans, make it easy to access anything from remote oases to nightlife that only locals know. You'll find lavish photography and colour maps throughout, along with insider tips on how to get the best out of Luxor's temples or Sinai's beach resorts. At every point, the Rough Guide steers you to the best hotels, cafés, restaurants and shops across every price range, giving you balanced reviews and honest, first-hand opinions. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Egypt. Now available in PDF format.

The Rough Guide to Rock

Author: Peter Buckley

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843531050

Category: Music

Page: 1225

View: 9007

Compiles career biographies of over 1,200 artists and rock music reviews written by fans covering every phase of rock from R&B through punk and rap.

The Rough Guide to London Restaurants 2001

Author: Charles Campion

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Restaurants

Page: 585

View: 9584

This guide recommends both restaurants and bars according to neighbourhood, in order to compare reviews in a local area. It rates French, Indian, Chinese, Italian and British restaurants alongside unusual ones such as Caribbean, Turkish, Polish and Ethiopian.

The Rough Guide to New Zealand

Author: Paul Whitfield

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1405385480

Category: Travel

Page: 816

View: 5454

The Rough Guide to New Zealand is the essential guide to this spectacular country, with lively coverage of its coolest cafés, most vibrant nightlife, best sights and hotels and tastiest restaurants and bars. Everyone from the country rambler to the fearless adventurer, wine buffs to Lord of the Rings fanatics are catered for in this comprehensive guide; with colour sections providing a guide to New Zealand's highlights - whether exploring Maori culture, getting stuck into adventure sports or keying into the country's unique ecology. There's thorough coverage of New Zealand's magnificent scenery: craggy coastlines, sweeping beaches, primeval forests, snow-capped mountains and bubbling volcanic mud pools. You'll also find historical and cultural information - even teaching you how to do the world-famous haka. The Rough Guide to New Zealand is rounded off with detailed town maps to help you get around and stunning photography that brings this extraordinary country to life. Make the most of your time on earth with The Rough Guide to New Zealand.

Kyoto and Nara: Rough Guides Snapshot Japan

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241014131

Category: Travel

Page: 124

View: 5216

The Rough Guide Snapshot to Kyoto and Nara includes Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kinkaku-ji and Todai-ji The Rough Guide Snapshot to Kyoto and Nara is the ultimate travel guide to these Japanese prefectures. The guide leads you through the regions with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from Kinkaku-ji to the Kyoto International Manga Museum and Ine fishing village to Todai-ji. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Japan, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around Kyoto and Nara, including transport, food, drink, costs, health, festivals and culture and etiquette. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Japan. Full coverage: Kyoto Around Kyoto Nara Around Nara

Manga For Dummies

Author: Kensuke Okabayashi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118051054

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 432

View: 3629

If you love Manga, you’ll eat Manga For Dummies, right up. This step-by-step guide shows you how to create all of your favorite Manga characters from rough sketch through final full-color renderings. You’ll build your skills as you draw animals, mythical creatures, superheroes, teenagers, and villains—along with their weapons, cars, and homes. Soon you’ll be inventing your own characters and placing them in stylish poses and stirring action scenes. Before you know it you’ll be knocking out storyboards and plotlines for you own Manga book. Find out how to: Gear up for drawing with all the right tools and materials Develop the basic skills of Manga figure drawing Customize and accessorize your Manga characters Design spectacular weapons, gadgets, mechas, and vehicles Create 3-D drawings and give characters motion and emotion Write an exciting Manga Story Complete with a stunning, full-color 8 page insert, Manga for Dummies is your real-life guide to the ultimate fantasy world.

Kansai: Rough Guides Snapshot Japan

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241014158

Category: Travel

Page: 100

View: 6013

The Rough Guide Snapshot to Kansai includes Osaka, the Kumano Kodo and Kobe The Rough Guide Snapshot to Kansai is the ultimate travel guide to this district of Japan. It leads you through the region with reliable information and comprehensive coverage of all the sights and attractions, from Osaka nightlife to Koya-san and Kumano Kodo to Arima Onsen. Detailed maps and up-to-date listings pinpoint the best cafés, restaurants, hotels, shops, bars and nightlife, ensuring you make the most of your trip, whether passing through, staying for the weekend or longer. Also included is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Japan, with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around Kansai, including transport, food, drink, costs, health, festivals and culture and etiquette. Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Japan. Full coverage: Osaka Takaruzaka Koya-san Kumano Kodo Shima Hanto Kobe Arima Onsen Himeji

The Rough Guide to Japan

Author: Jan Dodd,Simon Richmond

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1405389265

Category: Travel

Page: 848

View: 9800

Perfectly navigate one of the world's most fascinating countries with the award-winning Rough Guide to Japan. This opinionated guide is packed with essential information on everything from the latest and best places to sleep, eat, party and shop to pointers on etiquette and sustainable travel. All the major and many off the beaten track sights are covered including tropical dives in Okinawa, mountain traverses across the Japan Alps and contemporary art exhibits on islands in the Inland Sea. Different sections introduce Japan's delicious regional cuisines, its dynamic pop culture including manga and anime, and its rich variety of festivals. Gain a richer understanding of the country through chapters on Japan's history, religions, arts, movies and music plus coverage of pressing environmental issues. There are maps of all the main tourist destinations, together with separate diagrams of Tokyo and Osaka's train and subway systems.

Mangas Zeichnen Für Dummies

Author: Kensuke Okabayashi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527703791

Category:

Page: 406

View: 3091

Mangas lesen fällt nicht schwer Mangas zeichnen umso mehr. Comics zeichnen ist eine Kunst für sich, trotzdem wird es bei Manga-Fans immer beliebter. In "Mangas zeichnen für Dummies" hilft Ihnen Kensuke Okobayashi behutsam bei den ersten Schritten als Zeichner. Er erklärt Ihnen, wie man die Bösewichte, Helden und Mechas zeichnet, was bei Sonderformen wie Shojo Manga zu beachten ist und wie man Dynamik und Spannung in den Comic bringt. So eignet sich das Buch für Zeichenanfänger wie auch für erfahrene Zeichner, die jetzt Mangas zeichnen wollen und Manga-Experten, die nach Anregungen suchen.

Die KonMari-Methode

Wie du Liebe, Job und Alltag in Ordnung bringst. Ein Manga

Author: Marie Kondo

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 364440674X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 192

View: 6576

Marie Kondo hat ihren weltweit erfolgreichen Aufräum-Ratgeber «Magic Cleaning» in einen Comic verwandelt: Chiaki, eine junge Frau aus Tokio, hat mit einer vollgestopften, unaufgeräumten Wohnung, einem chaotischen Liebesleben und insgesamt einer großen Orientierungslosigkeit im Leben zu kämpfen. Sie sucht sich Hilfe bei Aufräumexpertin Marie Kondo, die ihr mit einfachen Ratschlägen und alltagstauglichen Lektionen Schritt für Schritt zeigt, wie sie ihr Zuhause – und ihr Leben – wieder in Ordnung bringen kann.