A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony (Geek In…guides)
Characterized by bold art, creativity, and complex plots, Japanese comics seem to have captured the hearts of many all over the world.
Manga and anime were the pillars of Japanese pop culture for a long until this imaginative comic started gaining popularity in the U.S and spread rapidly to the rest of the world.
This Japanese comic has fans everywhere, and it appeals nearly to anyone who understands the art.
More and more people are developing an interest in anime and Manga.
With this new obsession, lots of fans would love to know and understand the Japanese language to relate better with their favorite anime series and perhaps know more about the culture.
The book “A Geek in Japan” by Hector Garcia seeks to fill the gap and bring a better understanding of Japanese pop culture.
This is a perfect read for every Manga fan, anime enthusiast, and anyone else interested in Japanese pop culture.
It is an elaborate and smart guide with facts from the source!
Detailed information about A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony (Geek In…guides)
Even though anime is based on fictional work, it relies heavily on Japanese culture. It only makes sense that a fan would want to know more about the culture to understand some of the shows they love most.
This book explores the Japanese culture and lays the facts open for the reader. It debunks and demystifies the untruths, myths, and answers the nagging questions.
It is designed to appeal to the current generation of anime fans and westerners who grew up in the internet age playing video games, watching Pokémon and other Manga related shows.
A well-illustrated guide with loads of photos and information on modern Japanese culture
Available in paperback format
The book is comprehensive, and the author appears to be well informed on matters to do with Japanese culture.
In this book, Garcia covers a wide array of topics using short articles all accompanied by photographs and sidebars.
He provides a lively and interesting digest of the culture and generally the society of Japan.