Cool Japan Guide

Cool Japan Guide

Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats, and Ramen

Book - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
Explores Japan, offering travel tips and recommendations for dining, sights, and activities.

& Taylor

This graphic travel guidebook offers an exploration of Japanese culture from the perspective of a cartoonist, including overviews of Japanese food, geek culture, including a manga market, unique shopping experiences, zen gardens, bullet trains and cosplay festivals. Original.

Simon and Schuster
Traveling to Japan has never been so much fun—visit the land of anime, manga, cosplay, hot springs and sushi!

This graphic Japan travel guide is the first of its kind exploring Japanese culture from a cartoonist's perspective. Cool Japan Guide takes you on a fun tour from the high-energy urban streets of Tokyo to the peaceful Zen gardens and Shinto shrines of Kyoto and introduces you to:
  • the exciting world of Japanese food—from bento to sushi and everything in between.
  • the otaku (geek) culture of Japan, including a manga market in Tokyo where artists display and sell their original artwork.
  • the complete Japanese shopping experience, from combini (not your run-of-the-mill convenience stores!) to depato (department stores with everything).
  • the world's biggest manga, anime and cosplay festivals.
  • lots of other exciting places to go and things to do—like zen gardens, traditional Japanese arts, and a ride on a Japanese bullet train.

Whether you're ready to hop a plane and travel to Japan tomorrow, or interested in Japanese culture, this fun and colorful travelogue by noted comic book artist and food blogger Abby Denson, husband Matt, friend Yuuko, and sidekick, Kitty Sweet Tooth, will present Japan in a uniquely and fascinatingly.

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan ; Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9784805312797
Branch Call Number: 915.204 D434c
Characteristics: 125 pages : color illustrations, map ; 26 cm


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Its really fun and resorceful. When I go to Japan someday, there won't be any problems, thanks to this book!

Sep 10, 2015

A fun read.


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