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New Book on Anime

posted on 2000-12-06 19:40 EST
Gilles Poitras's new book on Anime has been been published by Stonebridge Press and is now available.

Excerpted from Press release:

ANIME ESSENTIALS: EVERY THING A FAN NEEDS TO KNOW
http://www.stonebridge.com/ANIMEESSEN/animeessentials.html
by Gilles Poitras. $14.95. The "prequel" to Gilles's first and anime-
zing ANIME COMPANION. In his new book, Gilles has created a handbook
for faithful fans and aspiring wannabes (and their parents and
teachers, who wonder what the heck those kids are looking at). Gilles
offers a very brief overview of anime history and then looks at all
the things that occupy fan attention these days, from sub and dub
controversies to attending conventions and buying cool anime stuff at
great prices. Beginners will especially appreciate Gilles's list of
"top 41" (why 41 I wonder?) anime. See these films and you are on
your way to otakudom. As this book has just been released, you won't
find it in too many places before Christmas except a couple specialty
stores in the SF Bay Area - and of course from us!


Gilles Poitras will be making the following appearances to publicize the book

SEASIDE (Monterey Bay Area), California
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Saturday, December 9 during the Anime Expo
See also http://www.wlc.monterey.edu/events/anime
CSU Monterey Bay University Center
Seaside, CA
3 30 to 5 pm


SAN FRANCISCO
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Tuesday, January 9th
Borders Books and Music
Union Square
5 30 pm


Anime News Service has added the following information, taken from a newsgroup post by Gilles Poitras.

Anime Essentials is starting to hit stores but many do not have it yet.

One that does is Paradigm in Berkeley, all their copies are signed.

http://www.paradigm-ent.com/

My other events will be listed at:

http://www.sirius.com/~cowpunk/ACevents.html

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