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Kanji in Mangaland 2: Basic to Intermediate (Marc Bernabe)

Kanji in MangaLand 2 picks up where the first volume left off, with 34 lessons covering 400 new kanji characters (the first book had 240 kanji). Each lesson presents 8-12 kanji and exercises, as well as a one-page manga story in which all the new kanji are used; an answer page; translation of the manga; and a summary of the new drawing-compounds that will appear in the next lesson. The book also includes indexes of kanji and readings.


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Kodansha's Hiragana Workbook + Flash Cards

Beginner-level students wishing to read Japanese need to learn hiragana, the most basic of three Japanese scripts, used for writing words of native origin. Kodansha's Hiragana Workbook is an all-new, streamlined workbook designed precisely for such students. It introduces all aspects of the script-reading, writing, and pronunciation in a fun, accessible format, packed with illustrations and exercises.


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Kodansha's Katakana Workbook + Flash Cards

This companion volume to the Kodansha Hiragana workbook teaches the basics of katakana, the script for writing loanwords borrowed from English and other languages. The book introduces the characters not in the traditional a-i-u-e-o order, but in a radical new one that allows students to sound out words from the very first page.


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Let's Learn Hiragana (Yasuko Mitamura)

Let's Learn Hiragana, and its companion volume Let's Learn Katakana, is a textbook that introduces the learner to the basics of one of these fundamental Japanese scripts. Being a workbook, it contains all the exercises that allow the student to master hiragana by the time the book has been finished.


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Let's Learn Kanji (Yasuko Mitamura)

Let's Learn Kanji teaches the student how to write the basic strokes, how to put these together into full-fledged kanji, and how kanji function in the context of example sentences. Progress is continually checked, and the student is encouraged through quizzes and exercises. The result: 250 fundamental characters learned almost painlessly.


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Let's Learn Katakana (Yasuko Mitamura)

Let's Learn Katakana, and its companion volume Let's Learn Hiragana, is a textbook that introduces the learner to the basics of one of these fundamental Japanese scripts. Being a workbook, it contains all the exercises that allow the student to master katakana by the time the book has been finished.


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Manga! Manga! (Book) by Fred Schodt 2nd Edition

This book is a virtual "bible" from which all studies and appreciation of manga (Japanese comics and graphic novels) begin. Schodt explores the complete evolution of manga from its beginnings to the classic masters such as Osamu Tezuka and Reiji Phoenix. It provides a background on the influence of Japanese manga has had on American-produced comics.


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New Kimono, The: From Vintage Style to Everyday Chic (Color)

The New Kimono presents, in book form, a selection of the best articles from Nanao Magazine, providing a wealth of information to Western readers with an interest in kimono. Articles include interviews with young Japanese women who consider kimono their day-to-day garb, advice on how to coordinate fabrics and designs, how to choose an obi, how to choose footwear, how to choose underwear, how to customize vintage kimono, and fabulous vintage kimono fashion spreads.


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Otaku Encyclopedia, The

Are you an otaku? Do you have otaku friends you can't relate to? Then let The Otaku Encyclopedia expand your knowledge of the fascinating subculture of Cool Japan. This definitive guide introduces the world of Japan's anime nerds, game geeks, and pop-idol fanboys, with over 600 terms that any fan of Japanese pop culture simply must know.


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Remote Control (Kotaro Isaka)

Two years ago, Masaharu Aoyagi achieved brief notoriety for rescuing a local actress from a robbery attempt while making a delivery to her apartment. Now he is back in the spotlight - this time as the main suspect in the assassination of a newly elected prime minster. As Aoyagi runs, he must negotiate trigger-happy law enforcement and Security Pods set up throughout the city to monitor cell-phone and email transmissions and keep a photo record of street traffic. Can he find the real assassin before the conspirators take him out?


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Seppuku: A History of Samurai Suicide (Andrew Rankin)

The tradition of seppuku - Japanese ritual suicide by cutting the stomach, sometimes referred to as hara-kiri - spans a millennium. Samurai revered seppuku as the most honorable form of death. Here, for the first time in English, is a book that charts the history of samurai suicide from antiquity to modern times. Andrew Rankin traces the origins of seppuku in ancient myth, and guides us from the death of legendary warrior Minamoto no Tametomo in 1170 to the celebrated ritual suicide of General Nogi Maresuke in 1912. In between are countless examples of heroic courage, loyalty, and sacrifice.


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Simply Japanese: Modern Cooking for the Healthy Home (Color)

Yoko Arimoto presents about 60 recipes divided into several sections: seafood, meat, vegetables, tofu, deep-fried foods, rice and miso soup. The recipes are designed for the home cook - not professional chefs - and most don't require special ingredients or multiple steps. Rather, they are for creating casual dishes typically eaten in a contemporary Japanese home. Arimoto uses basic ingredients such as soy sauce, sake and nori, all readily available in the U.S., and emphasizes fresh vegetables and local fish and meats.


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