Friday, March 18, 2005

Japan Society hosts Manga Mania! featuring SBP authors

This program, entitled Manga Mania! Quick and Easy Tips to Read Manga, will feature renowned author and translator, Wayne Lammers. His recently published work, Japanese the Manga Way: An Illustrated Guide to Grammar & Structure, provides an in-depth alternative Japanese language textbook using various manga excerpts and examples and Mr. Lammers will present quick and easy tips on using manga to learn Japanese. Joining Lammers will be Fred Schodt, author of Manga! Manga! and Dreamland Japan, who will provide background on the explosion of manga’s popularity here in the U.S. Patrick Macias, author of TokyoScope: The Japanese Cult Film Companion and co-author of Cruising the Anime City – An Otaku Guide to Neo-Tokyo, will moderate this one of a kind discussion and Japanese lesson!

This exciting panel discussion on manga and the Japanese language will take place on Tuesday, May 3, 2005 at 6:00 PM at 312 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA. Registration begins at 5:30 PM. RSVP required. You may register online at or call 415.986.4383. Admission is $10 for members; $15 for non-members; and $5 for students with ID.

Co-sponsored by and books sold courtesy of Stone Bridge Press.

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