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The Discovery of Anime and Manga: The Asian Hall of Fame

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By Phil Amara and Oliver Chin, Illustrated by Juan Calle 

Enjoy the first English children’s picture book on how Japanese animation and comics were created! Amazingly illustrated, this storybook features a bilingual Japanese translation. This is the third adventure in our series on cool inventions created in Asia. The cute red panda Dao makes history come alive by transporting the kids Emma and Ethan back in time. Together they learn how fantastic creations came to be and zip back to the future!

Now learn about Japanese animation and comic books! See how comics in newspapers, magazines, and books became TV shows, movies, and games. These entertainment spread worldwide and influenced artists everywhere.

This quest features 100 of your favorite characters and creators: from Osamu Tezuka’s Astro Boy to Hayao Miyazaki’s Totoro, to Speed Racer, Sailor Moon, and Pokémon. Iconic and best-selling series are brought to life with the amazing artwork of Juan Calle, a big anime and manga fan himself.


Ages 3 - 12
ISBN: 9781597021463
Hardcover; 36 pages

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