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Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Box Set

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421550640

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 1104

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Hayao Miyazaki’s own creation, the legendary Nausicaä manga is now all in one! A deluxe compilation of the classic manga series written and illustrated by Academy Award® winner Hayao Miyazaki. Reads R to L (Japanese style) for teen audiences. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is an epic fantasy tale written and illustrated by legendary Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki, creator of My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away and Howl’s Moving Castle. A modern masterpiece, the entire series is now available in this deluxe box set containing two hardcover volumes with interior color pages and a bonus poster.

Princess Mononoke

the art and making of Japan's most popular film of all time

Author: Miramax

Publisher: Miramax

ISBN: 9780786866090

Category: Art

Page: 223

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Set in the remote splendor of the forests of northern Japan, Princess Mononoke is a spectacular "eco-fable" that pits the forces of industry and civilization against the fierce yet fragile natural environment. Drawing on Japanese folklore, myth, and legend, the filmmakers have created powerful gods and spirits who command a lush forest that is being threatened and polluted by the presence of an ironworks. More a chronicle of the struggle between civilization and nature than a battle between good and evil, Princess Mononoke introduces us to such characters as Prince Ashitaka, Lady Eboshi, and, of course, Princess Mononoke herself.

Adult Manga

Culture and Power in Contemporary Japanese Society

Author: Sharon Kinsella

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135798095

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 244

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First detailed analysis of the phenomenon in English. Describes and analyses the complex new attitudes to manga since the 1980s. Provocative and timely, the book shows how manga's status in Japanese society is intimately linked to changes in the balance of power between artists and editors.

Castle in the Sky Picture Book

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421592664

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 8637

Enjoy the films of Studio Ghibli with scene-by-scene illustrations and character dialogue. Studio Ghibli picture books capture the magic of the legendary studio’s animated films with easy-to-read text, full-color pictures direct from the film, and a family-friendly oversized hardcover format. The legends were true! Somewhere high in the clouds, human beings have again set foot on the floating island of Laputa, for centuries a peaceful, parklike ruin, tended only by its silent, faithful robots. But just behind Pazu and Sheeta are soldiers from the aerial dreadnought Goliath—who have captured Dola and her pirate crew, and are now looting the gold and jewels of the Castle in the Sky for themselves! But the man who guided them there, Muska, has his eyes on power, not money—and he alone knows how to activate the castle’s ancient superweapons that could make him master of the world! Can Pazu and Sheeta stop his sinister plan? Includes scene-by-scene illustrations and character dialogue from the film.

The Dirt Eaters

Author: Dennis Foon

Publisher: Annick Press

ISBN: 9781550378061

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 313

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Living on a post-apocalyptic Earth, Roan, the sole survivor of the people of Longlight, joins a warrior sect to seek his revenge, but when he begins to have doubts about his new life of violence, he turns to his new friend, Alandra, for guidance.

Wolf Children: Ame & Yuki

Author: Mamoru Hosoda

Publisher: Yen Press

ISBN: 9780316401654

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 528

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When Hana falls in love with a young interloper she encounters in her college class, the last thing she expects to learn is that he is part wolf. Instead of rejecting her lover upon learning his secret, she accepts him with open arms. Soon, the couple is expecting their first child, and a cozy picture of family life unfolds. But after what seems like a mere moment of bliss to Hana, the father of her children is tragically taken from her. Life as a single mother is hard in any situation, but when your children walk a fine line between man and beast, the rules of parenting all but go out the window. With no one to turn to, how will Hana survive?

The Art of Castle in the Sky

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421582726

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 194

View: 9094

The definitive examination of the art and animation of Studio Ghibli’s masterpiece of fantasy and flight, Castle in the Sky! The latest in the perennially popular line of Studio Ghibli art books, which includes interviews, concept sketches, and finished animation cels from classics such as Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro. Hayao Miyazaki’s Castle in the Sky was the first feature film produced by the legendary Studio Ghibli. Sheeta, a girl who has the power to defy gravity, is on the run from pirates when she meets the young inventor Pazu. Together they explore the secrets of Laputa, a flying city constructed by a long-lost race of people. All of Miyazaki’s major themes—the power of flight, the bravery of young women, and a world wrecked by change—are captured with beautiful animation and joyous storytelling.

Long Walk to Freedom

The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

Author: Nelson Mandela

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 9780759521049

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 576

View: 2101

The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama in the world. As president of the African National Congress and head of South Africa's antiapartheid movement, he was instrumental in moving the nation toward multiracial government and majority rule. He is revered everywhere as a vital force in the fight for human rights and racial equality. LONG WALK TO FREEDOM is his moving and exhilarating autobiography, destined to take its place among the finest memoirs of history's greatest figures. Here for the first time, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela tells the extraordinary story of his life--an epic of struggle, setback, renewed hope, and ultimate triumph.

The Art of Studio Gainax

Experimentation, Style and Innovation at the Leading Edge of Anime

Author: Dani Cavallaro

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476600708

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 240

View: 2486

Formed by a small group of university students in the early 1980s, Studio Gainax is now one of the most adventurous and widely esteemed anime companies on the scene. And it is fascinating for its unique approach to animation. Formal experimentation, genre-straddling, self-reflexivity, unpredictable plot twists, a gourmet palate for stylishness, proverbially controversial endings, and a singularly iconoclastic worldview are some of the hallmarks. This documentation of the studio's achievements provides a critical overview of both the company and its films: in-depth examinations of particular titles that best represent the company's overall work, including television series such as Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water and Neon Genesis Evangelion, and feature films such as Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise and Gunbuster vs. Diebuster. Each chapter highlights the contribution made by a specific production to the company's progress.

North of Boston

Author: Robert Frost

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: 127

View: 8208

Planetes

Author: Makoto Yukimura,Anna Wenger

Publisher: TokyoPop

ISBN: N.A

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 240

View: 9277

Haunted by a space flight accident that claimed his beloved wife, Yuri finds a job cleaning space debris from Earth's orbit. His team consists of Hachimaki, a hot shot debris-man with a sailor's affinity for the orbital ocean; Fee, a tomboy beauty with an abrasive edge and a penchant for smoking; and Pops, a veteran orbital mechanic whose avuncular presence soothes the stress of the job. Planetes follows the lives of Yuri and his fellow debris-men as they work and ruminate at the edge of the great empyrean sea.

The Heart of Thomas

Author: Moto Hagio

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781606995518

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 515

View: 2588

In a manga graphic novel being released in English for the first time, boys' boarding school attendee Thomas Werner falls to his death after sending a cryptic letter to a schoolmate.

When Marnie Was There (Essential Modern Classics)

Author: Joan G. Robinson

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007586868

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

View: 6661

Anna hasn’t a friend in the world – until she meets Marnie among the sand dunes. But Marnie isn’t all she seems... A major motion picture adaptation by Studio Ghibli, creators of SPIRITED AWAY and ARRIETTY.

Anime from Akira to Howl's Moving Castle

Experiencing Contemporary Japanese Animation

Author: Susan J. Napier

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1250117720

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 384

View: 6503

This new edition of the groundbreaking popular book is a must-have for both seasoned and new fans of anime. Japanese animation is more popular than ever following the 2002 Academy Award given to Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away. It confirmed that anime is more than just children's cartoons, often portraying important social and cultural themes. With new chapters on Spirited Away and other recent releases, including Howl's Moving Castle--Miyazaki's latest hit film, already breaking records in Japan--this edition will be the authoritative source on anime for an exploding market of viewers who want to know more.

Space Dumplins

Author: Craig Thompson

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545565464

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

View: 7716

Highly acclaimed graphic novelist Craig Thompson's debut book for young readers about a plucky heroine on a mission to save her dad. For Violet Marlocke, family is the most important thing in the whole galaxy. So when her father goes missing while on a hazardous job, she can't just sit around and do nothing. To get him back, Violet throws caution to the stars and sets out with a group of misfit friends on a quest to find him. But space is vast and dangerous, and she soon discovers that her dad is in big, BIG trouble. With her father's life on the line, nothing is going to stop Violet from trying to rescue him and keep her family together. Visionary graphic novel creator Craig Thompson brings all of his wit, warmth, and humor to create a brilliantly drawn story for all ages. Set in a distant yet familiar future, SPACE DUMPLINS weaves themes of family, friendship, and loyalty into a grand space adventure filled with quirky aliens, awesome spaceships, and sharp commentary on our environmentally challenged world.

The Crisis of Identity in Contemporary Japanese Film

Personal, Cultural, National

Author: Timothy Iles

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9047424697

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 256

View: 1349

A concise, textually analytical study of the ways in which works of contemporary Japanese cinema have explored and reflected a 'crisis' in Japan's changing conceptions of individuality and identity approaching the central issue from a range of aspects.

Starting Point: 1979-1996 (paperback)

Author: Hayao Miyazaki

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421561042

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 462

View: 9044

The first of a pair of memoirs in collection form, featuring essays, interviews, and even a brief comic on the history of airline food, from the master animator. In the first two decades of his career, filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki laid the groundwork for his legendary movies. Starting Point is a collection of essays, interviews, and memoirs that go back to the roots of Miyazaki's childhood, the formulation of his theories of animation, and the founding of Studio Ghibli. Before directing such acclaimed films as Spirited Away, Miyazaki was just another salaried animator, but with a vision of his own. Follow him as he takes his first steps on the road to success, experience his frustrations with the manga and animation industries that often suffocate creativity, and realize the importance of bringing the childhood dreams of the world to life. Starting Point: 1979-1996 is not just a chronicle of the life of a man whose own dreams have come true, it is a tribute to the power of the moving image.

Stargazing Dog

Author: Takashi Murakami

Publisher: Nbm Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781561636129

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 124

View: 1271

Happaei, a dog, describes his experiences and loyalty to Daddy, his owner, when Daddy goes on a road trip after losing his job, family, and home.

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