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From Stone Bridge Press, award-winning publishers of The Anime Encyclopedia, Hayao Miyazaki, and The Astro Boy Essays, comes a must-have guide to 100 essential Japanese animation films, TV series, and made-for-video series, from 1950s classics to the latest Cartoon Network hits.

Looking for something specific? Eight unique icons make reviews easy to browse. From  Akira to Naruto, Pokemon to Sailor Moon, here are summaries, style notes, rare facts, viewer-discretion guides, and critical comments on films that fans absolutely-zettai!-must see. Note: due to rights restrictions the ebook edition does not include images that are in the print edition.

Julie Davis is the former editor-in-chief of Animerica: Anime & Manga Monthly. A writer and editor in San Francisco, Davis has translated manga for Viz (now Viz Media) and has contributed to Otaku USA and Manga: The Complete Guide.

Brian Camp, program manager at CUNY-TV in New York, was a regular contributor to Animerica: Anime & Manga Monthly, and has taught a course on anime at New York's School of Visual Arts. Camp has also contributed to Animation World, Film Library Quarterly, the Motion Picture Guide, and the New York Daily News.

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