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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Anime and Manga: Home

This is an introductory guide to the anime and manga resources at the library.


This resource guide serves to provide an introduction to resources regarding anime and manga available at or through the University of Illinois. This resource guide is divided into three main parts.

The "7th Century to Early Modern" section of this libguide provides information about historical manga and cartoons in Japan, with an emphasis on locating primary sources and images. This section of the guide mainly utilizes Japanese-language resources.

The "Contemporary Manga and Anime" section is organized thematically, and is intended to provide an introduction to the Japanese and English language materials available at the University of Illinois. Much of the manga available is located in the Undergraduate Library's bottom level.

The "Resources on Manga and Anime" section is intended to organize secondary research materials about anime and manga. Books, articles and journals written about manga and anime are located here.