A Geek in Japan

A Geek in Japan

Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony

Book - 2010 | First English-language edition.
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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.
Publisher: Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, [2010]
Edition: First English-language edition.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9784805311295
Branch Call Number: 915.2045 Gar 2010
Characteristics: 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), colour maps ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: García, Héctor 1981- Geek en Japón.

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