A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony

A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony by Hector Garcia

Title: A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony
Author: Hector Garcia
ISBN10: 4805311290
ISBN13: 978-4805311295
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing; Paperback with Flaps edition (June 10, 2011)
Language: English
Subcategory: Graphic Design
Size PDF: 1545 kb
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Rating: 3.6/5
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Pages: 160 pages
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A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony by Hector Garcia


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For every fan of manga, anime, J-pop, or Zen, A Geek in Japan is a hip, smart and concise guide to the land that is their source. Comprehensive and well informed, it covers a wide array of topics in short articles accompanied by sidebars and numerous photographs, providing a lively digest of the society and culture of Japan. Designed to appeal to the generations of Westerners who grew up on Pokemon, manga and video games, A Geek in Japan reinvents the culture guide for readers in the Internet age.Spotlighting the originality and creativity of the Japanese, debunking myths about them, and answering nagging questions like why they're so fond of robots, author Hector Garcia has created the perfect book for the growing ranks of Japanophiles in this inspired, insightful and highly informative guide.