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The Dorama Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese TV Drama Since 1953 Jonathan Clements

The Dorama Encyclopedia: A Guide to Japanese TV Drama Since 1953

Jonathan Clements

Published November 1st 2003
ISBN : 9781880656815
Paperback
448 pages
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Deeply connected to Japanese anime, manga, music, and film is . . . Japanese TV. This encyclopedic survey of the next cultural tsunami to hit America has over one thousand entries—including production data, synopses, and commentaries—on everythingMoreDeeply connected to Japanese anime, manga, music, and film is . . . Japanese TV. This encyclopedic survey of the next cultural tsunami to hit America has over one thousand entries—including production data, synopses, and commentaries—on everything from rubber-monster shows to samurai drama, from crime to horror, unlocking an entire culture’s pop history as never before. Over one hundred fifty of these shows have been broadcast on American TV, and more will follow, perhaps even such oddball fare as a Japanese The Practice and Geisha Detective. Indexed, with resources for fans, couch potatoes, and researchers.Jonathan Clements is contributing editor to Newtype USA Magazine and coauthor of The Anime Encyclopedia.Motoko Tamamuro is an art historian and contributor to Manga Max.