Paperback. 160 pages. 8 x 6 inches. Reading manga sure can make a person hungry! Food appears frequently in Japanese comics, but what exactly is it that the characters are eating? Introducing The Manga Cookbook, an illustrated step-by-step guide to preparing simple Japanese dishes using ingredients found in every Western kitchen. Learn to identify and make the same things you see in all your favorite manga: authentic onigiri (rice balls), yakitori (skewered chicken), oshinko (pickled vegetables), udon (Japanese noodles), okonomiyaki (Japanese-style pizza) and many others! Includes sections on how to assemble bento boxed lunches and properly use chopsticks. Featuring recipes by chef and registered nutritionist Yoko Ishihara and original illustrations by Chihiro Hattori, The Manga Cookbook has been praised by Gourmet Magazine and The San Francisco Chronicle, while the American Library Association's Young Adult Service's division named the book to its Top 10 "Popular Paperbacks" list for 2011."When I first spotted the Manga Cookbook I just loved the concept. It was the perfect combination of my 2 new found hobbies, cooking and reading comics," writes Esther Keller in School Library Journal.Pick up a copy of The Manga Cookbook today, and soon you too can enjoy a meal fit for a manga character!
Paperback. 192 pages. 8 x 5.75 inches. For the third volume in its award-winning "Manga Cookbook" series, the Manga University Culinary Institute has come up with an imaginative menu that merges traditional Japanese food with other regional cuisines. A cast of manga characters introduces each of the 29 recipes, all of which feature illustrated step-by-step instructions. There's a mobile-suit pilot who snacks on umami potato nuggets during a tense showdown in space. And a super-sized sumo wrestler who makes a mighty fine tofu burger. A digital pet that craves furikake-flavored kettle corn. And a Neo-Tokyo cyborg who finds inner peace baking pizza toast. Plus many more. And joining us for her cooking debut is Crunchyroll's own mascot, Crunchyroll-Hime, with a special dessert recipe! So step into the kitchen with Manga University and make yourself some Japanese fusion food with character!
NEW RELEASE! Paperback. 160 pages. 8 x 6 inches. The award-winning culinary crew at Tokyo's Manga University is back with another original illustrated step-by-step guide for making the same kinds of food you see in all your favorite manga and anime series. Included are such classic dishes as omurice and chirashizushi; vegetarian options like yasaidon and wafu salad; and signature drinks and treats from the Manga University campus kissaten. But leave room for dessert, as our ultimate Tower of Honey Toast is also on the menu! Join the Manga University Culinary Institute's top chefs and their cooking sidekicks in the kitchen and follow Tadashi Koda's charming illustrated step-by-step instructions to make your own yummy manga meals.