Berserk

Author: Kentaro Miura
Publisher: Dark Horse Manga
ISBN: 9781506711980
Release Date: 2019-03-12
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Have you got the Guts? Kentaro Miura's Berserk has outraged, horrified, and delighted manga and anime fanatics since 1989, creating an international legion of hardcore devotees and inspiring a plethora of TV series, feature films, and video games. And now the badass champion of adult fantasy manga is presented in an oversized 7" x 10" deluxe hardcover edition, nearly 700 pages amassing the first three Berserk volumes, with following volumes to come to serve up the entire series in handsome bookshelf collections. No Guts, no glory!

Berserk Deluxe

Author: Kentaro Miura
Publisher: Dark Horse Manga
ISBN: 9781506711997
Release Date: 2019-07-09
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

The reigning king of adult fantasy manga now in deluxe 7x10 hardcover editions! Born in tragedy, raised in abuse and neglect, young Guts is hardened into a warrior of fearsome prowess and fearless will, drawing the attention of the charismatic Griffith, commander of the elite mercenary legion, the Band of the Hawk. This crossroad will take Guts to fame and glory . . . and to damnation! Kentaro Miura's Berserk has cast its enormous shadow for three decades, creating an international legion of acolytes and inspiring a parade of TV series, feature films, and video games. And now celebrating its thirtieth anniversary, the entire Berserk series is being released in handsome oversized bookshelf format, each collecting three volumes of the original manga.

The Astro Boy Essays

Author: Frederik L. Schodt
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
ISBN: 9781611725162
Release Date: 2007-07-01
Genre: Performing Arts

The pioneering genius of Japan’s “God of Comics,” Osamu Tezuka (1928–89), is examined through his life’s masterwork: Tetsuwan Atomu, also known as Mighty Atom or Astro Boy, a comic series featuring a cute little android who yearns to be more human. The history of Tetsuwan Atomu and Tezuka’s role in it is a road map to understanding the development of new media in Japan and the United States. Topics include Tezuka’s life, the art of animation, the connection between fantasy robots and technology, spin-offs, and Astro Boy’s cultural impact. Frederik L. Schodt is a translator and author of numerous books about Japan, including Manga! Manga! and Dreamland Japan. He often served as Osamu Tezuka’s English interpreter. In 2009 he was received the The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette for his contribution to the introduction and promotion of Japanese contemporary popular culture.

Berserk

Author: Kentaro Miura
Publisher:
ISBN: 1593073313
Release Date: 2006-01
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Guts, the Black Swordsman, is marked with the Brand, which draws the forces of evil to him, but, with a gigantic sword and an elf companion, Guts battles the damned with a vengeance.

Berserk

Author: Kentaro Miuara
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 9781506703985
Release Date: 2017-07-18
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

"Guts and company reach the isle of Skellig in hopes that elven magic can cure the afflicted Casca. Meanwhile, Guts's Band of the Hawk comrade Rickert journeys to Falconia, the seat of power for Griffith, the Hawks' former commander. But the glittering towers of Falconia cast deadly shadows!" --

Video Sourcebook

Author: Thomson Gale
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 1414400993
Release Date: 2007-10
Genre: Performing Arts

From classroom aids to corporate training programs, technical resources to self-help guides, children's features to documentaries, theatrical releases to straight-to-video movies, The Video Source Book continues its comprehensive coverage of the wide universe of video offerings with more than 130,000 complete program listings, encompassing more than 160,000 videos. All listings are arranged alphabetically by title. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on obtaining the title. Six indexes -- alternate title, subject, credits, awards, special formats and program distributors -- help speed research.

Berserk Deluxe

Author: Kentaro Miura
Publisher: Dark Horse Manga
ISBN: 1506712002
Release Date: 2019-11-05
Genre:

The acclaimed adult fantasy manga now in 7x10 deluxe hardcover editions! The hundred-year war between the kingdoms of Midland and Tudor nears an end as the legendary Band of the Hawk mercenaries, led by the charismatic Griffith and his fearless berserker champion Guts, turn the tide in Midland's favor. But impending victory ignites a secret war within Midland, as those seeking courtly favor see the ambitious Griffith as an obstacle to power. And nothing is more powerful than an enemy unseen! Collects Berserk volumes 7-9. Kentaro Miura's Berserk has reigned in darkness for three decades, creating an international legion of acolytes and inspiring anime TV series and feature films, video and card games, and a phalanx of related products. And now celebrating its thirtieth anniversary, the entire Berserk series is being released in handsome oversized bookshelf editions, each collecting three volumes of the original manga. Collects Berserk Volume 7, 8, and 9.

The Mahabharata Volume 2

Author: J. A. B. van Buitenen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226846644
Release Date: 1981-09-15
Genre: Religion

The Mahabharata, an ancient and vast Sanskrit poem, is a remarkable collection of epics, legends, romances, theology, and ethical and metaphysical doctrine. The core of this great work is the epic struggle between five heroic brothers, the Pandavas, and their one hundred contentious cousins for rule of the land. This is the second volume of van Buitenen's acclaimed translation of the definitive Poona edition of the text. Book two, The Book of the Assembly Hall, is an epic dramatization of the Vedic ritual of consecration that is central to the book. Book three, The Book of the Forest, traces the further episodes of the heroes during their years in exile. Also included are the famous story of Nala, dealing with the theme of love in separation, and the story of Rama, the subject of the other great Sanskrit epic, the Ramayana, as well as other colorful tales.

The Mahabharata Volume 2

Author:
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226223681
Release Date: 2014-08-14
Genre: Religion

The Mahabharata, an ancient and vast Sanskrit poem, is a remarkable collection of epics, legends, romances, theology, and ethical and metaphysical doctrine. The core of this great work is the epic struggle between five heroic brothers, the Pandavas, and their one hundred contentious cousins for rule of the land. This is the second volume of van Buitenen's acclaimed translation of the definitive Poona edition of the text. Book two, The Book of the Assembly Hall, is an epic dramatization of the Vedic ritual of consecration that is central to the book. Book three, The Book of the Forest, traces the further episodes of the heroes during their years in exile. Also included are the famous story of Nala, dealing with the theme of love in separation, and the story of Rama, the subject of the other great Sanskrit epic, the Ramayana, as well as other colorful tales.

Ray Harryhausen Master of the Majicks Vol 2

Author: Mike Hankin
Publisher: Ray Harryhausen - Majicks
ISBN: 0981782906
Release Date: 2008-09-14
Genre: Animation (Cinematography)

A 3-volume definitive career/biography of stop motion animator/visual effects creator Ray Harryhausen, written over a period of 10 years with Harryhausen's cooperation. This edition, Vol. 2, features interviews with Ray and his colleagues, and is profusely illustrated with hundreds of rare images (many never previously published). In-depth chapters cover Mighty Joe Young, The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, It Came From Beneath the Sea, The Animal World, Earth vs. the Flying Saucers, 20 Million Miles to Earth and The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. Supplemental material includes advertising art & posters from different countries, Filmographies of key cast and crew, Glossary of technical terminology, Ray Harryhausen "Timeline," trivia and obscure facts and figures related to Ray's films, and a section on Harryhausen collectibles.