Attack on Titan 31 Hajime Isayama 2020-08-25 After breaking through a stronghold of old friends and enemies, Zeke hands down his plan for the Eldians to Eren. But what Eren was plotting with his rumbling powers leaves his brother in the dust, betrayed and alone once more. Now, with some help from Ymir, a parade of massive Titans are roused from their centuries-long slumber, breaking free of the Walls to answer their founder’s call. Where the march leads, only Eren knows…
Media Convergence in Japan Various 2016-05-20 The Japanese media system is in a state of flux as a result of shifts in the digital economy, new audience metrics and declining print and broadcast revenues. This volume examines issues of media consolidation, participatory culture and franchising in contemporary Japan, and explores how the Japanese media system is adapting to change in light of its tendency toward prioritizing domestic markets, restricting access and co-opting fan movements. The chapters consider conflict and negotiations within the Japanese media system, structural transformations, emerging modes of producer and audience relations and potential sites of innovation.
Image Processing for Engineers Fawwaz Tayssir Ulaby 2018-03-30 "Designed for a course on image processing (IP) aimed at both graduate students as well as undergraduates in their senior year, in any field of engineering, this book starts with an overview in Chapter 1 of how imaging sensors--from cameras to radars to MRIs and CAT--form images, and then proceeds to cover a wide array of image processing topics. The IP topics include: image interpolation, magnification, thumbnails, and sharpening, edge detection, noise filtering, de-blurring of blurred images, supervised and unsupervised learning, and image segmentation, among many others. As a prelude to the chapters focused on image processing (Chapters 3-12), the book offers in Chapter 2 a review of 1-D signals and systems, borrowed from our 2018 book Signals and Systems: Theory and Applications, by Ulaby and Yagle."--Preface.
Ling 1995 2000-01-01
Kikaider Code 02 Shōtarō Ishinomori 2001 Jiro appears to be a normal teenager, but he's really Kikaider, a super-powered android with a Gemini device implanted in his brain to help simulate human qualities. Professor Gill is looking for the Gemini device and will do anything to recover it.
Manga Toni Johnson-Woods 2010-04-15 A collection of essays by an international cast of scholars, experts, and fans, providing a definitive, one-stop Manga resource.
Pugtato Finds a Thing Zondervan, 2020-08-04 What do you get when you cross imaginative and loveable characters, enchanting and inspiring illustrations and a giggle-inducing story? Pugtato, a simple, good spud and a hilarious mashup of pet and vegetable characters by the inimitable illustrator Sophie Corrigan! Join Pugtato and his cute and quirky spuddies in this heartwarming picture book that celebrates the power of friendship, compassion, and believing in your own unique gifts. When Pugtato’s simple, quiet life is disrupted after he digs up a strange object in his garden, he enlists his best “spuddies” to help (they are more clever than he is, after all). Tweetroot is certain it’s a new egg for her nest. Tomatoad is quite sure it’s a toy just for him. And Purrsnip simply won’t stop scratching it! Luckily, Pugtato has another very special spuddy to ask … Pugtato Finds a Thing delivers: A delightful, giggle-inducing, rhyming , read-aloud story perfect for kids ages 4-8 Imaginative, silly pet and vegetable mashups such as Pugtato, Tomatoad, Carrat, Cowbbage, Croccoli, Unicorn on the Cob and more! A beautiful eye-catching cover rich with color and embossed texture Young children will learn invaluable lessons from Pugtato about: Friendship Compassion Acceptance Creativity You’ll also want to follow Pugtato’s adventures in Pugtato Babysits the Snouts, Pugtato, Let’s Be Best Spuddies, and Pugtato and Friends Audio Collection: 3 Books in 1.
Outlaw Masters of Japanese Film Chris Desjardins 2005 "Outlaw Masters of Japanese Film" offers an extraordinary close-up of the hitherto overlooked golden age of Japanese cult, action and exploitation cinema from the early 1950s through to the late 1970s, and up to the present day. Having unique access to the top maverick filmmakers and Japanese genre film icons, Chris D. brings together interviews with, and original writings on, the lives and films of such transgressive directors as Kinji Fukasaku ("Battles Without Honour and Humanity"), Seijun Suzuki ("Branded to Kill") and Koji Wakamatsu ("Ecstasy of the Ange."
Japanese Popular Culture and Contents Tourism Philip A. Seaton 2018-02-02 Contents tourism is tourism induced by the contents (narratives, characters, locations and other creative elements) of films, novels, games, manga, anime, television dramas and other forms of popular culture. Amidst the boom in global interest in Japanese popular culture, the utilization of popular culture to induce tourism domestically and internationally has been central to the "Cool Japan" strategy and, since 2005, government policy for local community revitalization. This book presents four main case studies of contents tourism: the phenomenon of "anime pilgrimage" to sites appearing in animated film; the travel behaviours and "pop-spiritualism" of female history fans to heritage sites; the collaboration between local community, fans and copyright holders that underpinned an anime-induced tourism boom in a small town north of Tokyo; and the large-scale economic impacts of tourism induced by NHK’s annual samurai period drama (Taiga Drama). It is the first major collection of articles published in English about media-induced tourism in Japan using the "contents tourism" approach. This book will be of particular interest to students and researchers of media and tourism studies in Asia. This book was previously published as a special issue of Japan Forum.
Dialogues between Media Paul Ferstl 2021-01-18 Comparative Literature is changing fast with methodologies, topics, and research interests emerging and remerging. The fifth volume of ICLA 2016 proceedings, Dialogues between Media, focuses on the current interest in inter-arts studies, as well as papers on comics studies, further testimony to the fact that comics have truly arrived in mainstream academic discourse. "Adaptation" is a key term for the studies presented in this volume; various articles discuss the adaptation of literary source texts in different target media - cinematic versions, comics adaptations, TV series, theatre, and opera. Essays on the interplay of media beyond adaptation further show many of the strands that are woven into dialogues between media, and thus the expanding range of comparative literature.
Fragments of Horror Junji Ito 2015-06-16 A new collection of delightfully macabre tales from a master of horror manga. An old wooden mansion that turns on its inhabitants. A dissection class with a most unusual subject. A funeral where the dead are definitely not laid to rest. Ranging from the terrifying to the comedic, from the erotic to the loathsome, these stories showcase Junji Ito’s long-awaited return to the world of horror. -- VIZ Media
Cook Anime Diana Ault 2020-09-01 Learn to recreate delicious dishes referenced in over 500 of your favorite anime series with this practical guide to anime food. Japanese animation has beautiful designs, fleshed out characters, and engaging storylines—and it’s also overflowing with so many scrumptiously rendered meals. Do you ever watch your favorite anime series and start craving the takoyaki or the warmth of delicious ramen or the fluffy sweetness of mochi? Now, you can make your cravings a reality with Cook Anime! Join an otaku on her tour through anime food and find out what your favorite characters are savoring and sharing and then learn to make it at home! Including: -Miso Chashu Ramen from Naruto -Rice Porridge from Princess Mononoke -Onigiri from Fruits Basket -Taiyaki from My Hero Academia -Hanami Dango from Clannad -Rice from Haikyuu!! -And many more! Along with each recipe, you will discover facts behind the food, such as history, culture, tips, and more. A perfect gift for foodies and otaku alike, Cook Anime is the all-inclusive guide to making the meals of this Japanese art form.
Sword Art Online 6 (light novel) Reki Kawahara 2017-06-27 READ THE NOVEL THAT IGNITED THE PHENOMENON! In an effort to discover the truth behind Death Gun, Kirito has entered the Bullet of Bullets tournament in Gun Gale Online. Both he and Sinon the sniper girl have made it to the finals, and the reality of what they discover is stranger than anything they could've prepared for. As Sinon is forced to face her own past, lives are on the line once again, and Kirito struggles to connect Death Gun to events in the original SAO game--but can Death Gun's bizarre rampage be stopped in time?
The Swiss Family Robinson (Diversion Illustrated Classics) Johann David Wyss 2016-06-28 A beloved adventure classic, The Swiss Family Robinson is a tale of courage in the face of the unknown that has endured the test of time. Trapped on a remote island after a storm leaves them shipwrecked, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and their four sons must pull together if they want to survive. Hunting, farming, and exploring a strange land for the first time, each son not only tests his own bravery, but discovers a skill all his own as they each adapt to this new, wild place. Full of wonder, revelation, and invention, this timeless adventure story has sparked imaginations of readers young and old for generations. Featuring an appendix of discussion questions, this Diversion Classics edition is ideal for use in book groups and classrooms. For more classic titles like this, visit www.diversionbooks.com/ebooks/diversion-classics
Stray Dog of Anime B. Ruh 2016-01-08 Upon its US release in the mid 1990s, Ghost in the Shell , directed by Mamoru Oshii, quickly became one of the most popular Japanese animated films in the country. Despite this, Oshii is known as a maverick within anime: a self-proclaimed 'stray dog'. This is the first book to take an in-depth look at his major films, from Urusei Yatsura to Avalon .
ZOKU OWARIMONOGATARI NISIOISIN 2021-03-16 Just when we thought the darkness menacing the town had been identified, named, and tamed, clear and unclear mysteries of seasons past looming or surfacing, then resolving, not without tears, not without bittersweetness, of course, but satisfyingly, in a tripartite finale, all loose ends tied up into, or at least with, a bow…
The End Tale continues—if only for one last time, in a bonus stage for the ages, as our softie of a protagonist who wished for all parties involved, including himself, maturely enough, to end up happy, sees his reflected image freeze in a mirror and regretfully, regrettably, reaches for it to find himself through the looking glass.
In an alternate reality where bits of the world have been flipped around, the hero comes face to face with the hidden side(s) of familiar faces, along with author NISIOISIN, whose bravura attempt to reimagine character possibilities concludes, with signature flair, the MONOGATARI series proper—thank you for reading.
The Dragon and the Dazzle Marco Pellitteri 2010 Marco Pellitteri examines the growing influence of Japanese pop culture in European contexts in this comprehensive study of manga, anime, and video games. Looking at the period from 1975 to today, Pellitteri discusses Super Mario, Pokémon, kawaii, Sonic, robots and cyborgs, Astro Boy, and Gundam, among other examples of these popular forms. Pellitteri divides this period into two eras ("the dragon" and "the dazzle") to better understand this cultural phenomenon and means by which it achieved worldwide distribution.
Attack on Titan Guidebook: INSIDE & OUTSIDE Hajime Isayama 2014-09-16 AN EXCLUSIVE LOOK AT THE CREATION OF EREN & THE TITANS! ? This exhaustive guide to the smash hit manga that inspired the sensational anime includes: ???・?New exclusive interviews with Attack on Titan creator Hajime Isayama, his editor, and the staff of the anime adaptation ???・?Concept art from behind the scenes of the anime and manga, including 16 pages in full color ???・?An exhaustive guide to the characters, from life behind the walls to death in a Titan's belly, including new, original art by Isayama ???・?Papercraft kit to create your own Colossal Titan head ???・?The 54-page, never-before-seen Attack on Titan pilot manga! GO BEHIND THE WALLS AND DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF ATTACK ON TITAN!
Catwoman DC Comics, Inc 2004 Collects nine tales featuring Catwoman in her many roles, including hero, villain, and love interest for Batman.
The Cambridge Companion to Modern Japanese Culture Yoshio Sugimoto 2009-04-14 This Companion provides a comprehensive overview of the influences that have shaped modern-day Japan. Spanning one and a half centuries from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the beginning of the twenty-first century, this volume covers topics such as technology, food, nationalism and rise of anime and manga in the visual arts. The Cambridge Companion to Modern Japanese Culture traces the cultural transformation that took place over the course of the twentieth century, and paints a picture of a nation rich in cultural diversity. With contributions from some of the most prominent scholars in the field, The Cambridge Companion to Modern Japanese Culture is an authoritative introduction to this subject.
Energy Efficiency in Motor Driven Systems Francesco Parasiliti 2012-12-06 This book reports the state of the art of energy-efficient electrical motor driven system technologies, which can be used now and in the near future to achieve significant and cost-effective energy savings. It includes the recent developments in advanced electrical motor end-use devices (pumps, fans and compressors) by some of the largest manufacturers. Policies and programs to promote the large scale penetration of energy-efficient technologies and the market transformation are featured in the book, describing the experiences carried out in different parts of the world. This extensive coverage includes contributions from relevant institutions in the Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
Attack on Titan Character Encyclopedia Hajime Isayama 2018-07-10
Japanese Cinema Alastair Phillips 2007-12-18 Japanese Cinema includes twenty-four chapters on key films of Japanese cinema, from the silent era to the present day, providing a comprehensive introduction to Japanese cinema history and Japanese culture and society. Studying a range of important films, from Late Spring, Seven Samurai and In the Realm of the Senses to Godzilla, Hana-Bi and Ring, the collection includes discussion of all the major directors of Japanese cinema including Ozu, Mizoguchi, Kurosawa, Oshima, Suzuki, Kitano and Miyazaki. Each chapter discusses the film in relation to aesthetic, industrial or critical issues and ends with a complete filmography for each director. The book also includes a full glossary of terms and a comprehensive bibliography of readings on Japanese cinema. Bringing together leading international scholars and showcasing pioneering new research, this book is essential reading for all students and general readers interested in one of the world’s most important film industries.
Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest (Light Novel) Vol. 9 Ryo Shirakome 2020-08-25 CHILLED TO THE BONE Having finally found a way home, Hajime and his party head to the final labyrinth—the Frost Caverns. Its frigid depths hold the last ancient magic they need to return to Earth, but upon entering the caverns, a strange presence unsettles the party and splits them up, and they become lost in a maze of ice. Separated from the others, Shizuku is forced to fight a copy of herself. Will she be able to overcome this trial and surpass her limits?
Data Science for Undergraduates National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine 2018-11-11 Data science is emerging as a field that is revolutionizing science and industries alike. Work across nearly all domains is becoming more data driven, affecting both the jobs that are available and the skills that are required. As more data and ways of analyzing them become available, more aspects of the economy, society, and daily life will become dependent on data. It is imperative that educators, administrators, and students begin today to consider how to best prepare for and keep pace with this data-driven era of tomorrow. Undergraduate teaching, in particular, offers a critical link in offering more data science exposure to students and expanding the supply of data science talent. Data Science for Undergraduates: Opportunities and Options offers a vision for the emerging discipline of data science at the undergraduate level. This report outlines some considerations and approaches for academic institutions and others in the broader data science communities to help guide the ongoing transformation of this field.
Anima: Beyond Fantasy Carlos B. Garcia Aparicio 2008 Explore the world of Gaia, meet some of its most famous inhabitants, and be introduced to three unique, original, and exciting games each set beyond fantasy in the world of Anima! Conceived as a combination of Japanese and Western art, myth, and styles of play, Anima is a series of games that offer innovative rules and background that incorporate the most striking elements of both styles. Several great Japanese illustrators, whose work has appeared in well-known videogames and animated series, have collaborated on the project together with European authors. The result is a refreshing visual blend that will please even the most discriminating gamer.
From the New World, Volume 3 Yusuke Kishi 2014-03-04 Saki and friends finally learn many of the troubling secrets of their brave new world. Whether the harsh facts can be altered or not is another matter altogether.
Anime Interviews Takayuki Karahashi 1997-09-22 In this book, the first collection of its kind, you will hear insights directly from the mouths and minds of the anime and manga creators themselves, in interviews with are often the only ones on record in English. some of these creators are larger-than-life legends in their native Japan, some are up-and-coming young talents, but all have a lot to say on the subject of their work.
Zainichi (Koreans in Japan) John Lie 2008-11-17 This book traces the origins and transformations of a people-the Zainichi, or Koreans “residing in Japan.” Using a wide range of arguments and evidence-historical and comparative, political and social, literary and pop-cultural-John Lie reveals the social and historical conditions that gave rise to Zainichi identity, while exploring its vicissitudes and complexity. In the process he sheds light on the vexing topics of diaspora, migration, identity, and group formation.
Desktop Rugby Running Press 2016-09-27 Desktop Rugby brings the excitement of rugby right to your fingertips. Included is everything you need to play the game--a goal, ball, tee, flag, and mini referee figurine to call that foul. Kit also includes a 32-page book on the history and rules of the game.
Chase After Death Christopher Press 2006
The Food Medic Hazel Wallace 2017-05-04 Junior Doctor, personal trainer and Instagram hit Dr Hazel Wallace's first book brings you over 70 nutritional recipes to look and feel amazing whilst debunking the diet myths. 'I'm a girl who juggles two jobs, who loves to lift, who adores real food - and can't resist chocolate. As a junior doctor and a personal trainer, I know that we all feel our best when we are free of illness, full of energy and at a healthy weight - and I know it can be done, even if you lead the busiest of lives! I want to debunk the myths that are out there surrounding dieting and instead offer solid, evidence-based advice. I want to bridge the gap between mainstream medicine and nutrition and help you take full control of your fitness and wellbeing, so you will never have to diet again. I want to show you that eating the most natural, unrefined and unprocessed wholefood ingredients can be enjoyable, uncomplicated and easy to incorporate into a busy lifestyle. I want this book to change your life.' Hazel x
Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 4 (manga) Reki Kawahara 2016-03-22 While Nezha attempts to atone for his misdeeds, the battle against Sword Art Online's second-floor boss begins! Kirito's uneasy alliance with the other front-runners seems to be holding, but what will happen when the floor boss corners them? Can Nezha rise to the occasion and seize a hero's prize?
Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 3 (manga) Reki Kawahara 2015-09-22 After reaching the second floor of Aincrad, Asuna decided to have a player controlled blacksmith upgrade her beloved sword, a rare Wind Fleuret--but when the unimaginable happened and the sword was shattered in the attempt, Kirito suspected foul play. Did the blacksmith really just happen to destroy an incredibly valuable item? And if not, is there any way to get it back? And--if there really is a conspiracy of thieves--how can they be stopped before they spread too much mistrust? The game of death is bad enough already!
NieR:Automata: Short Story Long Jun Eishima,Yoko Taro 2019-04-09 From Pod 153, to fans of NieR Automata [ref &NieR: Automata: a Short Story Long] Question: What is a novel? Affirmative: It is hypothesized that this book is “interesting.” Hypothesis: “Interest” is an internal incentive that allows humans to practice tolerance. Recommendation: To purchase both existing novel forms. From Pod 153 to 042: Affirmative. We have also concluded executing additional advertisement duties. -- VIZ Media
Multiethnic Japan John Lie 2009-07 Multiethnic Japan challenges the received view of Japanese society as ethnically homogeneous. Employing a wide array of arguments and evidence--historical and comparative, interviews and observations, high literature and popular culture--John Lie recasts modern Japan as a thoroughly multiethnic society. Lie casts light on a wide range of minority groups in modern Japanese society, including the Ainu, Burakumin (descendants of premodern outcasts), Chinese, Koreans, and Okinawans. In so doing, he depicts the trajectory of modern Japanese identity. Surprisingly, Lie argues that the belief in a monoethnic Japan is a post-World War II phenomenon, and he explores the formation of the monoethnic ideology. He also makes a general argument about the nature of national identity, delving into the mechanisms of social classification, signification, and identification.
Attack on Titan Hajime Isayama 2016-09-06
NieR:Automata: Long Story Short Jun Eishima 2018-10-09 Experience the world and characters of the hit video game franchise! When alien forces invade with an army of Machines, the remnants of humanity must depend on Androids of their own design—the placid 2B and the excitable 9S—to survive. From: Pod 042 To: Fans of NieR: Automata Recommendation: The action to finish reading this novel. [ref & NieR: Automata—Long Story Short] Response: A novel is a story that used to be told by humans. Question: The definition of the word “interesting”? Answer: A possible definition is that the ability to continue reading this novel makes it “interesting.” From Pod 042 to 153: We have concluded our promotional duties.
Metroethnicity, Naming and Mocknolect John C. Maher 2021-05-15 Language is a social space, an aesthetic, a form of play and communication, a geographical reference, a jouissance, a producer of numerous social and personal identities. This book takes up salient issues of sociolinguistics with a specific focus on Japan: language and gender (the married name controversy), language and the 'portable' identities being fashioned around traditional, essentialist notions of ethnicity (metroethnicity) endangerment, slang, taboo and discriminatory language in Japanese especially regarding minorities, place-names from indigenous languages, the fellowship and parody of children's songs, and the diversity of nicknames among children and young people. This books gives radical and new perspectives on the sociolinguistics of Japanese.
No Touching at All Kou Yoneda 2011-02-08 On the first day of Shima's new job, he meets a hungover man in the elevator. That's his first meeting with his new boss, Togawa! Though Togawa seems rude and cross, Shima sees his kindness beneath all his rough faCade. Both men harbor a painful past, but unlike Togawa, who was open with his feelings, Shima seems unable to move on. Will they fall in love against all reason?

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