We are Jonathan Clements and Helen McCarthy, the authors of The Anime Encyclopedia: A Century of Japanese Animation, out now from Stone Bridge Press. Ask Us Anything
Anime super-fans Jonathan Clements and Helen McCarthy, authors of the 1200-page, 1.1 million words of The Anime Encyclopedia: Revised 3rd Edition: A Century of Japanese Animation, will be answering questions about Japanese animation, comics, and fandom. Why does the world need an encyclopedia of anime? Is print dead? Why have they got such big eyes? What’s so wrong about Tenchi Muyo? What’s the worst anime ever? The best? the craziest? How much is too much? Is there a tentacle limit? Is there hope for the future? What is the flight velocity of an unladen swallow? All these questions, and more, can be answered or at least sarcastically dodged by the authors of the biggest book on anime to be found in any language, including Japanese.
As proof, witness JC's blog here http://schoolgirlmilkycrisis.com/2015/03/20/whats-the-password/
EDIT: Thanks, everybody, for your questions. Very tired now, and going to bed.