A Geek in Japan
Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony
By Hector Garcia
(Tuttle Publishing, Paperback, 9784805311295, 160pp.)
Publication Date: June 2011
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Comprehensive and well informed, it covers a wide array of topics in short articles accompanied by sidebars and numerous photographs, providing a lively digest of the society and culture of Japan. Designed to appeal to the generations of Westerners who grew up on Pokemon, manga and video games, "A Geek in Japan" reinvents the culture guide for readers in the Internet age.
Spotlighting the originality and creativity of the Japanese, debunking myths about them, and answering nagging questions like why they're so fond of robots, author Hector Garcia has created the perfect book for the growing ranks of Japanophiles in this inspired, insightful and highly informative guide.