Parent's Guide to Anime
Japanese cartoons (anime) fascinate millions of tweens and teenagers around the world. At its best, anime tells amazing and uplifting stories that stretch the imagination. However, most children and teenagers are not ready for some anime that present dark and disturbing material aimed at adult viewers. You want to protect your children from inappropriate material, but may not know how to judge anime because it seems so bizzare in both content and style. This book will give you the information you need to understand anime and manga (Japanese comic books). More importantly, it will provide the tools you need to evaluate anime based on your morals and how you want to raise your children. You will also learn how to use anime as a positive influence in your child's life.
About the Author
David Rothman has studied animation as an art form for over 40 years. His broad knowledge of literature, history, linguistics, comparative religions, and cultural anthropology gives him insights into many of the aspects of anime that confuse and trouble parents. As the parent of two grown children, he understands the information parents need to evaluate anime and provides it in a clear, easy to understand form.
Paperback: 226 pages
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Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.5 inches
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