News, views and research tips from the library staff of Seminole State College of Florida
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
It's Anime and Manga time here at the library!
In the display cabinet on the second floor of the library you will a small collection of Anime and Manga as well as a little of the history about how each came to be. The magazines, books, and media items displayed here are a sampling of classic titles such as: Ranma 1/2 and Vampire Hunter D to some more recent titles such as Mars and Howl's Moving Castle. Anime and Manga come in a wide variety of styles and storylines as well as reaching a wide audience of people from children to adults.
Anime, *pronounced an-i-me (an-uh-mey), is a Japanese style of motion-picture animation, characterized by highly stylized, colorful art, futuristic settings, violence, and sexuality.
Manga, *pronunced (mahng-guh), is a Japanese graphic novel, typically intended for adults, characterized by highly stylized art.
Materials for display owned and donated by Val Gary, Library staff
*Definitions from http://dictionary.reference.com/
*images from Maki_Maki