"Impressive, exhaustive, labyrinthine, and obsessive "The Anime Encyclopedia" is an astonishing piece of work." Neil GaimanOver one thousand new entries . . . over four thousand updates . . . over one million words. . .This third edition of the landmark reference work has six additional years of information on Japanese animation, its practitioners and products, plus incisive thematic entries on anime history and culture. With credits, links, cross-references, and content advisories for parents and libraries.Watch for the e-book edition in December 2014, ISBN 9781611729092, $24.95Jonathan Clements has been an editor of "Manga Max" and a contributing editor of "Newtype USA."Helen McCarthy was founding editor of "Anime UK" and editor of "Manga Mania." "