Manga, Japan

Japanese Visual Culture: Explorations in the World of Manga and Anime  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Dec. 13, 2017
Japanese Visual Culture: Explorations in the World of Manga and Anime

Japanese Visual Culture: Explorations in the World of Manga and Anime by Mark W. MacWilliams
English | December 18th, 2014 | ASIN: B00R6BGA9G, ISBN: 0765616017, 0765616025 | 350 Pages | EPUB | 18.19 MB

Born of Japan's cultural encounter with Western entertainment media, manga (comic books or graphic novels) and anime (animated films) are two of the most universally recognized forms of contemporary mass culture. Because they tell stories through visual imagery, they vault over language barriers.
Tokyo Geek's Guide: Manga, Anime, Gaming, Cosplay, Toys, Idols & More - The Ultimate Guide to Japan's Otaku Culture

Tokyo Geek's Guide: Manga, Anime, Gaming, Cosplay, Toys, Idols & More - The Ultimate Guide to Japan's Otaku Culture by Gianni Simone
English | October 13th, 2017 | ISBN: 4805313854 | 251 Pages | EPUB | 114.31 MB

Tokyo is ground zero for Japan's popular "geek" or otaku culture—a phenomenon that has now swept across the globe.

Start Making Comics with Manga Studio 5 Clip Studio Paint  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by naag at Dec. 11, 2017
Start Making Comics with Manga Studio 5 Clip Studio Paint

Start Making Comics with Manga Studio 5 Clip Studio Paint
MP4 | Video: AVC 1280x720 | Audio: AAC 44KHz 2ch | Duration: 6.5 Hours | Lec: 77 | 1.57 GB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English

Learn to Make Comic Strips, Comic Books, Graphic Novels, & Illustrated Books: Essential Training From Zero to Superhero

Mechademia 8: Tezuka’s Manga Life  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Nov. 3, 2017
Mechademia 8: Tezuka’s Manga Life

Frenchy Lunning, "Mechademia 8: Tezuka’s Manga Life"
2014 | ISBN-10: 0816689555 | 320 pages | PDF | 15 MB
John Di Martino's Romantic Jazz Trio - The Beatles In Jazz (2010) [Japan 2017] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

John Di Martino's Romantic Jazz Trio - The Beatles In Jazz (2010) [Japan 2017]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 59:08 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 1,94 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 1,25 GB

Multiple Grammy nominee John Di Martino — composer, arranger, pianist — has recorded many albums for Venus Records with his Romantic Jazz Trio. Noted for his versatility, John has performed and recorded with such notables as Kenny Burrell, James Moody, Joe Lovano, David "Fat Head" Newman, Pat Martino, Paquito D'Rivera and Houston Person. On this album John Di Martino and his Romantic Jazz Trio turns Beatles' pop songs into jazz tunes. Featured songs include "Penny Lane", "Yesterday", "Let It Be" and many more.

Roland Hanna Trio - Dream (2001) [Japan 2017] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDAtall at Dec. 13, 2017
Roland Hanna Trio - Dream (2001) [Japan 2017] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Sir Roland Hanna Trio - Dream (2001) [Japan 2017]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 63:05 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 2,06 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 1,34 GB

One of Sir Roland Hanna's last recordings prior to his death at the end of 2002 was this session for the Japanese Venus label. With seven of the 12 songs incorporating the word "dream" in their titles, it seemed to be a fitting title for the album. Dream away with jazz piano virtuoso!
Eddie Harris Quartet - Freedom Jazz Dance (1997) [Japan 2017] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Eddie Harris Quartet - Freedom Jazz Dance (1997) [Japan 2017]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 63:01 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 2,08 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 1,37 GB

This was one of the legendary tenor saxophonist’s final recording sessions before his death on November 5, 1996. Recorded in 1994 with a marvelous quartet, Freedom Jazz Dance is a portrait of a musical titan with his creative muse in full bloom. Eddie Harris and his tenor sax join together with Jacky Terrasson, piano; George Mraz, bass, and Billy Hart, drums, to compile an eight-track SACD full of jazz's favorite staples as well as originals by quartet members. His immediately recognizable sound is beautifully showcased on this disc.
Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band - Brazilian Serenade (1996) [Japan 2017] SACD ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Lee Konitz & The Brazilian Band - Brazilian Serenade (1996) [Japan 2017]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 52:20 minutes | Front/Rear Covers | 1,73 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Front/Rear Covers | 1,16 GB

Lee Konitz has long been a versatile jazz musician, adaptable to many different styles. This Brazilian-flavored session is one of two that the alto saxophonist recorded during the mid-'90s for Venus; his session partners include trumpeter Tom Harrell, guitarist Romero Lubambo, pianist David Kikoski, bassist David Fink, drummer Duduka Da Fonseca, and percussionist Waltinho Anastácio.
Shadow Education and Social Inequalities in Japan: Evolving Patterns and Conceptual Implications

Shadow Education and Social Inequalities in Japan: Evolving Patterns and Conceptual Implications by Steve R. Entrich
English | 7 Jan. 2018 | ISBN: 331969118X | 336 Pages | PDF (True) | 5.29 MB

This book examines why Japan has one of the highest enrolment rates in cram schools and private tutoring worldwide. It sheds light on the causes of this high dependence on ‘shadow education’ and its implications for social inequalities.
America and the Japanese Miracle: The Cold War Context of Japan's Postwar Economic Revival, 1950-1960 [Repost]

Aaron Forsberg - America and the Japanese Miracle: The Cold War Context of Japan's Postwar Economic Revival, 1950-1960
Published: 2000-05-08 | ISBN: 080782528X, 1469613751 | PDF | 352 pages | 0.81 MB