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Title: A GEEK IN JAPAN
DISCOVERING THE LAND OF MANGA, ANIME, ZEN, AND THE TEA CEREMONY
By: Hector Garcia
Format: Paperback

List price: £14.99


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ISBN 10: 4805311290
ISBN 13: 9784805311295
Publisher: TUTTLE SHOKAI INC
Pub. date: 3 June, 2011
Pages: 160
Description: A playful traveler's guide to Japan
Synopsis: 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.
Illustrations: more than 300 colour photographs; 3 tables; and 12 maps
Publication: Japan
Imprint: Tuttle Shokai Inc
Returns: Returnable
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