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Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats and Ramen

Visit the land of manga, cosplay, hot springs and sushi! This book takes you on a fascinating exploration of Japanese popular culture from a manga lover’s perspective. Cool Japan Guide is by noted comic book artist and food blogger Abby Denson, who along with her husband Matt, friend Yuko, and their sidekick, Kitty Sweet Tooth takes you on a fun tour of Japan from the high-energy urban streets of Tokyo to the peaceful Zen gardens and Shinto shrines of Kyoto. Cool Japan Guide introduces you to: The exciting world of Japanese food–from bento to sushi and everything in between The otaku (geek) culture of Japan, including a manga market in Tokyo where famous artists display and sell their original artwork The complete Japanese shopping experience, from kombini (not your run-of-the-mill convenience store!) to depato (department stores with everything) The world s biggest manga, anime and cosplay festivals Lots of other exciting places to go and things to do like zen gardens, traditional Japanese arts, and a ride on a Japanese bullet train. This book even tells you how to prepare for your trip and what to bring along. With so much to see and do, let experienced guide Abby Denson show you the Japan that real Japan-lovers know. Whether you re ready to hop a plane tomorrow, or just want to read about it (it s the best armchair guide you ll ever see), this fun and colorful book will be your indispensable guide.

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