Tokyo is an amazing world unto itself-a city for lovers of manga and anime, great food and fashion that mixes the best of old and new. In Cool Tokyo Guide renowned graphic artist Abby Denson takes you on a personal tour of Tokyo's coolest sites including:
* Tokyo bargains from comic books and toys to sake skin lotion
* Great places to take kids or to be a kid, of any age
* Crazy theme cafes such as Cambiare (horror) and the Kawaii Monster Cafe
* Entertainments like relaxing at an onsen or enjoying Kabuki and Takarazuka performances
* And a lot more, including the best food in Tokyo and where to find it
This practical and fun comic book guide also helps you navigate everyday Tokyo life, like train etiquette, trash disposal, tricky toilets, department store fi tting rooms and the surgical mask phenomenon. There is also information on ways to prepare ahead of time to make the most of your stay in Tokyo. Whether you're planning a trip or taking an armchair sojourn, use Cool Tokyo Guide to discover the customs and attractions that make Tokyo so globally appealing.
Anyone with even a passing interest in visiting -Tokyo someday would do well to seek out this title. It contains valuable information for those unfamiliar with the city as well as a few nuggets even the seasoned Japanophile will find useful."- School Library Journal
The overall result is a love song to a city and an inspiration for prospective visitors. - "Starred Review" Booklist
"This is a fun and useful guide to Japan's largest city, Tokyo, and for just traveling through Japan in general. The illustrated comic book-like format makes it easy to use, understand, and remember. In general, it helps you to navigate through the town culture so you won't feel so completely out of place. And all of this is both written and illustrated so it's very easy to follow." -Absolute Anime
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International Manga Award-winner Abby Denson has scripted for The Amazing Spider-Man Family, The Powerpuff Girls and many other comics. Her graphic novel Dolltopia won a Moonbeam Children's Book Award. In addition, she is the author of the acclaimed coming-out story Tough Love: High School Confidential and Cool Japan Guide. Her blog City Sweet Tooth is an online tour of New York's best sweets purveyors.
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