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Poitras, Gilles: The Anime Companion. What’s Japanese in Japanese Animation? Berkeley: Stone Bridge Press, 1999. (176 S.)
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ID no. (ISBN etc.): 1880656329
BibTeX citation key: Poitras1999
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Keywords: Animation, Japan, Randformen des Comics
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press (Berkeley)
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Anime is from Japan, so it's full of all sorts of cultural details that are downright perplexing … unless you're Japanese or unless you've got The Anime Companion. Find out why characters wear belly bands and what nosebleeds really mean. Learn about the Edo Jidai and those games they play at New Year's.
Gilles Poitras has taken his popular anime website and created a new print version that's filled with curious details and fresh insights drawn from dozens of the most popular anime. And for students of Japanese, The Anime Companion is a great way to learn about Japan while indulging in your favorite pastime.