Japanese Books & Films


Japanese Special Collections


In 2006-07, Holman Library received a $5000 CARLI grant to purchase Japanese materials in the areas of manga, anime, language and "how to" books related to these topics within Japanese culture. The following is an alphabetical title list of items purchased.

 

Title 

Author

Year

1020 Haiku in Translation: The Heart of Basho, Buson, and Issa 

Saito, William R. Nelson and Takafumi

2006

300: The Art of the Film

Miller, Frank

1999

500 Manga Heroes and Villians

McCarthy, Helen

2006

9 Faces of Love 

Wann

2006

A Place Where Sunflowers Grow

Lee-Tai, Amy

2006

A Year in Japan

Williamson, Kate T.

2006

Abandon the Old in Tokyo

Tatsumi, Yoshihiro

2006

Absolute Dark Knight 

Miller, Frank

2006

Adolf, Volume 2: An Exile in Japan 

Tezuka, Osamu

1996

Adolf, Volume 3: The Half-Aryan

Tezuka, Osamu

1996

Adolf, Volume 4: Days of Infamy 

Tezuka, Osamu

1996

Adolf, Volume 5: 1945 and All That Remains

Tezuka, Osamu

1996

Adolf: A Tale of the Twentieth Century

Tezuka, Osama

1995

Adolf: A Tale of the Twentieth Century

Tezuka, Osama

1995

Advanced Stick Fighting

Hatsumi, Masaaki

2005

Akira Vol. 1

Otomo, Katshuiro

2000

Akira Vol. 2

Otomo, Katshuiro

2000

Akira Vol. 4

Otomo, Katshuiro

2000

Akira Vol. 5

Otomo, Katshuiro

2000

Akira Vol. 6

Otomo, Katshuiro

2000

Akira Vol.3

Otomo, Katshuiro

2003

Akria Club

Otomo, Katshuiro

2007

Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature

Hatfield, Charles

2005

Alternative Comics: An Emerging Literature 

Hatfield, Charles

2005

Amano: Complete Prints of Yoshitaka Amano

Amano, Yoshitaka

2003

American Born Chinese

Yang, Gene Luen

2006

Anada (Budda, Vol 6)

Tezuka, Osamu

2005

Angura Posters of the Japanese Avante Garde

Goodman, David G.

1999

Animation in Asia and the Pacific

Lent, John A.

2001

Anime BFI Screen Guides

Brody, Phillip

2006

Anime Essentials: Every Thing a Fan Needs to Know 

Poitras, Gilles

2001

Anubis Tapestry: Between Twilights 

Zick, Bruce

2006

Appleseed: The Promethean Challenge

Shirow, Masamune

1995

Arf Museum

Yoe, Craig

2006

Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on  a Popular Medium

Heer, Jeet

2004

Art of Kiki's Delivery Service: A Film by Hayao Miyazaki

Kadono, Eiko

2006

Art of Miyazaki's Spirited Away

Miyazaki, Hayao

2002

Art of Usagi Yojimbo

Sakai, Stan

2004

Art of Yoshitaka Amano

 

2004

Art Out of Time: Unknown Comics Visionaries 1900-1969

Nadel, Dan

2006

B. Krigstein Comics

Krigstein, B.

2004

Babel: A Film By Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Hagerman, Maria Eladia

2006

Before the Deluge: The Vanishing World of the Yangtze's Three Gorges

Chetam, Deirdre

2002

Being Japanese American

Asakawa, Gil

2004

Better Game Characters by Design: A Psychological Approach

Isbister, Katherine 

2006

Birth of a Nation: A Comic Novel

McGruder, Aaron.

2004

Bizaro Comics

Duffy, Chris

2001

Bizarro World

Alcott, Todd

2005

Black Hole  

Burns, Charles

2005

Blackfoot Braves Society: Spirit Totems

Long, Christopher E.

2006

Blade of the Immortal: Dark Shadows

Samura, Hiroaki

1997

Blythe Style

Garan, Gina

2006

Book of  Kimono

Yamanaka, Norio

1986

Buddha, Volume 7: Prince Ajatasattu

Tezuka, Osamu

2005

Buddha, Volume 8: Jetavana 

Tezuka, Osamu

2006

Budo Mind and Body: Training Secrets of the Japanese Martial Arts

Suino, Nicklaus

2007

Castles of the Samurai: Power and Beauty

Mitchellhill, Jennifer

2003

Cinema Anime

Brown, Steven T

2006

Coffin: The Art of the Vampire Hunter D

Amano, Yoshitaka

2006

Comic Artists: Asia: Manga Manthwa Manhua

Sugiyama, Riko

2004

Comics and Ideology: Popular Culture and Everyday Life

McAllister, Matthew

2001

Comics and Sequential Art

Eisner, Will 

1990

Comics Journal Special Edition: 2005

Groth, Gary

2005

Comics Journal Special Edition: Volume 5: Seduction

Groth, Gary

2005

Considering Maus: Approaches to Art Spiegelman's "Survivor's Tale of the Holocaust"

Geis, Deborah R.

2003

Constructing animerica: History, style, and spectatorship of anime in the United States

Kasa, Naomi

2005

Contemporary Japanese: An Introductory Textbook for College Students Vol. 1 and 2 

Sato, Eriko

2005

Convergence culture: Where old and new media collide

Jenkins, Henry

2006

Create Your Own Graphic Novel

Chinn, Mike

2006

Creating Characters with Personality: For Film, TV, Anamation, Video Games and Graphic Novels

Bancroft, Tom

2006

Deer Park (Buddha, Vol.5)

Tezuka, Osamu

2005

Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda

Stassen, J.P.

2006

Developing and Promoting Graphic Novel Collections

Miller, Steve

2005

Devil's Trill

Won, Sooyeon

2006

Digital Art Tutorials: Anime Style

Haberline, Brian

2004

Dokebi Bride Vol. 1

Marley

2006

Dokebi Bride Vol:2

Marley

2006

Dokebi Bride Vol:3

Marley

2006

Dokebi Bride Vol:4

Marley

2006

Don Bluth's Art of Storyboard

Bluth, Don

2004

Draw Manga: How to Draw Manga in Your Own Unique Style

Lewis, Bruce

2005

Draw Your Own Manga: Beyond the Basics

Nagatomo, Haruno

2005

Drawing the line : the untold story of the animation unions from Bosko to Bart Simpson

Sito, Tom 

2006

Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga

Schodt, Frederik L.

1996

Drop Dead Cute

Vartanian, Ivan

2005

Dynamic Figure Drawing

Hogarth, Burne

1996

Eden Vol. 2: It's An Endless World

Endo, Hiroki

2005

Eden Vol. 4: It's An Endless World

Endo, Hiroki

2005

Eden Volume 1:It's an Endless World

Endo, Hiroki

2005

Eden Volume 3:It's an Endless World

Endo, Hiroki

2005

Eden Volume 5:It's an Endless World

Endo, Hiroki

2005

Eden: Its and Endless World

Endo, Hiroki

2005

Edu-Manga: Anne Frank

Suzuki, Etsuo

2006

Edu-Manga: Beethoven

Kanda, Takayuki

2006

Edu-Manga: Einstein

Himuro, Isao

200

Edu-Manga: Helen Adams Keller

Yanagawa, Sozo

2005

Epileptic

B., David

2005

Essential Guide to World Comics

Pilcher, Tim; Brooks, Tim

2005

Etiquette Guide to Japan: Know the Rules…That Make the Difference

De Mente, Boye Lafayette

1990

Fables : 1001 nights of snowfall 

Willingham, Bill

2006

Fishing for the Moon and Other Zen Stories

Hansen, Lulu

2004

Frank Lloyd Wright and Japan: The Role of Traditional Japanese Art and Architecture in the Work of Frank Llyod Wright

Nute, Kevin

2000

Geisha Women of Japan's Flower and Willow World

Skinner, Tina; Martin, Mary

2005

Graphic Novels: Stories to Change Your Life

Gravett, Paul

2005

Graphic Storytelling

Eisner, Will 

1996

Heir to Fire: Gila Flats

Worley, Rob M.

2006

Hello Kitty: The Remarkable Story of Sanrio and the Billion Dollar Feline Phenomenon

Bilson, Ken

2004

Hiroshige: One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Smith, Henry D.

1999

History of Webcomics

Campbell, T

2000

Hokusai

Yonemura, Ann

2006

Hokusai

Calza, Gian Carlo

2004

Hokusai and Hiroshige: Great Japanese Prints from the James A. Michner Collection

White, Julia M.

1998

Hokusai: the Man Who Painted a Mountain 

Ray, Deborah Kogan

2001

Hong Kong Comics

Wong, Wendy Siuyi

2002

How to Draw and Sell Comics 

McKenzie, Alan

2005

How to Draw Japan's Sights and Symbols 

Tecco, Betsy Dru

2004

How to Draw Manga: Costume Encyclopedia 

Home Room

2003

How to Draw Manga: Samurai and Ninja Action Scene

Home Room

2007

Installationview

McGuniess, Ryan

2005

Intron Depot :Volume 2

Shirow, Masamune

1998

Intron Depot :Volume 4: Bullets

Shirow, Masamune

2004

It’s a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken

Seth

2004

Japan Pop! : Inside the World of Japanese Popular Culture

Craig, Timothy

2000

Japanese Comickers 2

Comickers Magazine

2006

Japanese Comickers: Draw Anime and Manga Like Japan's Hottest Artists

Comickers Magazine

2003

Japanese for College Students: Basic

Kodansha International

1996

Japanese for Everyone: A Functional Approach to Daily Communication

Nagara, Susumu

1990

Japanese Graphics Now!

Wiedemann, Julius

2006

Japanese in Magaland 2: Basic to Intermediate Level

Bernabe, Marc

2005

Japanese in Mangaland: Basic Japanese Course Using Manga

Bernabe, Marc

2003

Japanese Sword Fighting: Secrets of the Samurai

Hatsumi, Masaaki

2005

Japanese the Manga Way: An Illustrated Guide to Grammar and Structure

Lammers, Wayne P.

2005

J-Rock Groupies: 200 Photos of Unique Japanese Girls

Brooks, Cocoro

2007

Kabuki: Circle of Blood

Mack, David

1997

Kana De Manga

Kardy, Glenn

2004

Kana De Manga: Special Edition Japanese Sound FX

Kardy, Glenn

2007

Kanji Pict-o-Graphix: Over 1,000 Japanese Kanji and Kana Mnemonics

Rowley, Michael

1992

Language of Comics: Word and Image

Varnum, Robin

2001

Lets Draw Manga: Astro Boy

Tezuka Productions

2003

Library of Graphic Novelists: Collen Doran

Rosenberg, Aaron

2005

Living in Japan

Kerr, Alex

2006

Love Hotels: The Hidden Fantasy Rooms of Japan

Kirino, Natsuo

2006

Mad Man's Drum: A Novel in Woodcuts

Ward, Lynd

2005

Mail Order Bride

Kalensniko, Mark

2001

Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels

McCloud, Scott

2006

Manga Claus

Marunas, Nathanial

2006

Manga Mania Video Games

Hart, Christopher

2004

Manga Matrix: Create Unique Characters Using the Japanese Matrix System

Tsukamoto, Hiroyoshi

2006

Manga Moods

Takarai, Saori

2006

Manga! Manga!: The World of Japanese Comics

Schodt, Frederik L.

1986

Manga: 60 Years of Japanese Comics

Gravett, Paul

2004

Manga: Masters of the Art

Lehmann, Timothy

2005

Mangajin's Basic Japanese Through Comics

Kazuko, Ashizawa

1996

Mangajin's Basic Japanese Through Comics Part 2

Kazuko, Ashizawa

1993

Mangaka America: Manga by America's Hottest Artists

Steel River Studio LLC

2006

Mark Twain in Japan: The Cultural Reception of an American Icon

Ishihara, Tsuyoshi

2005

Masters of American Comics

DeHaven, Tom

2005

Mechademia 1: Emerging Worlds of Anime and Manga

Lunning, Frenchy

2006

Mechanics of Anime and Manga Volume 1: Drawing an Anime or Manga Character from Concept to Color

Studio Imagiks

2006

Metropolis

Tezuka, Osamu

2003

Nat Turner  Volume 1

Baker, Kyle

2006

New Smithsonian Book of Comic Book Stories: From Crumb to Clowes

Callahan, Bob

2004

Night Fisher

Johnson, R. Kikuo

2005

NIHONGI: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to A.D.

Aston, W.G.

2005

Ohikkoshi

Hiroaki, Samura

2006

One Day in Japan with Hokusai 

Altmann, Julia

2001

Orient Gateway 

Giardino, Vittorio

1997

Origins: The Creative Spark Behind Japan's Best Product Designs

Hagiwara, Shu

2006

Oxide 2: Carta Numinous

Kim, Hyung-Tae

2004

Oxide 2X: Kim, Hyung-Tae

Kim, Hyung-Tae

2005

Palestine

Sacco, Joe

2001

Path of the Assassin Vol. 1 Serving in the Dark

Koike, Kazuo

2006

Path of the Assassin Vol. 2 Sand and Flower

Koike, Kazuo

2006

Path of the Assassin Vol. 3 Comparison of a Man

Koike, Kazuo

2006

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

Satrapi, Marjane

2003

Phoenix Vol.4: Karma

Tezuka, Osamu

2004

Phoenix Vol.5: Resurrection

Tezuka, Osamu

2004

Phoenix, Volume 2: A Tale of the Future

Tezuka, Osamu

2004

Phoenix, Volume 3: Yamato/ Space Series

Osamu, Tezuka

2003

Photo Journal Guide to Marvel Comics Volume 2 K-Z

Gerber, Ernst

1991

Photo Journal Guide to Marvel Comics Volume 3 A-J

Gerber, Ernst

1989

Photo Journal Guide to Marvel Comics Volume 4 K-Z

Gerber, Ernst

1991

Pictures and Words: New Comic Art and Narrative Illustration

Bell, Roanne

2005

Plastic Culture: How Japanese Toys Conqured the World 

Phoenix, Woodrow

2006

Popular Literacy in Early Modern Japan

Rubinger, Richard

2007

Reading Comics: Language, Culture, and the Concept of the Superhero in Comic Books

Bongco, Mila

2000

River of Fire, River of Water

Unno, Taitetsu

1998

Ronin

Miller, Frank

1987

Samurai: Heaven and Earth

Marz, Ron

2006

Sandman: The Dream Hunters

Gaiman, Neil

1999

Scripture of the Lotus Blossom of the Fine Dharma

Hurvitz, Leon

1976

Sheep of Fools: A BLAB storybook

Coe, Sue

2005

Silence

Endo, Shusaku

1980

Singapores Greatest Comics

Lingle, Christopher

2006

Spirit of the Samurai: Of Swords and Rings 

Reed, Gary

2006

Stagger Lee

McCulloch, Derek

2006

Stray Dog of Anime: The Films of Mamoru Oshii

Ruh, Brian

2004

Struwwelpeter and Other Disturbing Tales for Human Beings

Bob Staake

2006

Tale of the Genji

Amano, Yoshitaka

2006

The Anime Art of Hayao Miyazaki

Cavallaro, Dani

2006

The Anime Companion 2: More What's Japanese in Japanese Animation

Poitras, Gilles

2005

The Anime Companion: What's Japanese in Japanese Animation

Poitras, Gilles

1999

The Art of Howl's Moving Castle 

Miyazaki, Hayao

2005

The Art of My Neighbor Totoro: A Film by Hayao Miyazaki

Watsuki, Nobuhiro

2005

The Art of Porco Rosso

Miyazaki, Hayao

2005

The City: A Vision in Woodcuts

Masereel, Frans

2006

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creating a Graphic Novel

Gertler, Nat

2004

The Forest King: Woodlarks Shadow

Mishkin, Dan

2006

The Forest of Uruvela (Buddha, Vol.4)

Tezuka, Osamu

2004

The Fountain

Aronofsky, Darren

2005

The Four Immigrants Manga: A Japanese Experience in San Francisco, 1904-1924

Kiyama, Henry (Yoshitaka)

1999

The Inner Harmony of the Japanese House

Ueda. Atshushi

1998

The Magic Bottle: A BLAB! Storybook

Garcia, Camilla Rose

2006

The Magic Flute: Adapted from the Opera by W.A. Mozart

Russell, P. Craig.

2003

The Oxford Picture Dictionary English/Japanese

Shapiro, Norma

1998

The P. Craig Russell Library of Opera Adapations Vol. 3

Russell, P. Craig

2003

The P. Craig Russell Library of Opera Adaptations, Vol. 2: Adaptations fo Paprsifal, Ariane and Bluebeard, I Pagliacci

Russell, P. Craig

2003

The Park Bench

Takeshita, Fumiko

1989

The Push Man and Other Stories

Tatsumi, Yoshihiro

2005

The Rabbi's Cat

Sfar, Joann

2005

The Ronin (Usagu Yojimbo, Book 1)

Sakai, Stan

1987

The Silk Tapestry (Songs of Our Ancestors)

Atangan, Patrick

2004

The Tea Ceremony

Tanaka, Sen'O

2000

The Yellow Jar: 2 Tales from Japanese Tradition (Songs of Our Ancestors)

Atangan, Patrick

2002

This Monster Book of Manga: Draw Like the Experts

Joso, Estudio

2005

Tibetan Buddhist Goddess Altars

Wise, Tad

2006

Translating Mount Fuji: Modern Japanese Fiction and the Ethics of Identity

Washburn, Dennis 

2007

Tree of Love: Songs of Our Ancestors

Atangan, Patrick

2005

Uwe Ommer: Around the World in 1424 Days

Ommer, Uwe

2006

Uzumaki, Vol.1

Ito, Junjo

2000

Uzumaki, Vol.2

Ito, Junjo

2002

V for Vendetta

Moore, Alan; Lloyd, David

1989

V for Vendetta: from script to film

Lamm, Spencer

2006

Virtual Pose 2: The Ultimate Visual Reference Series Drawing the Human Figure

Chakkour, Mario Henri

2001

Virtual Pose 3: The Ultimate Visual Reference Series Drawing the Human Figure

Chakkour, Mario Henri

2004

Visual Storytelling: The Art and Technique

Caputo, Tony C 

2003

Warriors of Legend: Reflections of Japan in Sailor Moon

Navok, Jay; Rundranath, Sushil K.

2005

Watcha Mean, What's a Zine?

Watson, Esther Pearl

2006

Watching Anime, Reading Manga: 25 Years of Essays and Reviews

Patten, Fred

2004

Way of the Ninja: Secret Techniques

Hatsumi, Masaaki

2004

Webcomics: Tools and Techniques for Digital Cartooning

Withrow, Steven

2005

Weedflower

Kadohato, Cynthia

2006

What I Did on My Hypergalactic Interstellar Summer Vacation

Beechen, Adam

1983

Who's who in animated cartoons : an international guide to film & television's award-winning and legendary animators 

Lenburg, Jeff 

2006

Winsor McCay: His Life and Art

Canemaker, John

2005

Women on the Verge Japanese Women, Western Dreams

Kelsky, Karen

2001

Writing for Comics with Peter David

David, Peter

2006

Writing for Multimedia and the Web: A Practical Guide to Content Development for Interactive Media

Garrand, Timothy

2006

Wrong About Japan

Carey, Peter

2005

X Zero Illustrated Collection

Clamp

2000

Year's Best Graphic Novels, Comics, and Manga

Preiss, Byron

2005

Yoshitaka Amano's Hero

Amano, Yoshitaka

2006

Zombie Monkey Monster Jamboree

Hart, J.J.

2006