Media praise for The Manga Guide to Electricity

"Like the rest of the incredible Manga Guide Series, this guide to electricity provides fun and excellent pedagogy, making the best use of comics and simple diagrams to teach sophisticated topics. "
-- Ira Laefsky,

"This is a nice resource to take a potentially overwhelming topic like electricity and break it down in such a way so that nearly everyone can understand. While it will be of most use to students, it isn't bad for those just wanting to gain some personal knowledge on the subject of electricity."
-- Earl Commander, AstroNerdBoy's Anime & Manga Blog

"If you know anyone, especially someone who enjoys manga, whether a teenager or a kid at heart, or just someone who appreciates art with their text, who also is interested in a solid and interesting basic introduction to electricity, this book is well worth the read. I recommend it highly and am going to take a closer look at the entire series of manga guides that is still growing."
-- Matthew Helmke,

"The author succeeds in presenting a clear, easy-to-understand guide to electricity. This valuable book serves as an excellent introduction to electricity..."
-- Dale Farris, Reviews Coordinator, Golden Triangle PC Club

"The Manga Guide to Electricity will ground you solidly in how electricity works, including it's creation, how it's influenced, and manipulated. The result of this book may be enough to help the reader pass an exam similar to what Rereko faces, and possibly for a few, it might spawn enough curiosity to explore the topic further."
-- James Pyles, Million Chimpanzees

"A great introduction for readers of (almost) any age, and an exemplar of technical communication."
-- Major Keary, Linux Users of Victoria Inc.

"The Manga Guide is a lot of fun to read. The interactions between the characters are lighthearted, and the whole setting has a sort of quirkiness about it that makes you keep reading just for the joy of it. It covers most of the basics thoroughly and with excellent examples. The art is a very well drawn, playful style of manga."
-- Gerrit Coetzee, Hack a Day

"The Manga Guide to Electricity makes accessible a very intimidating subject, letting the reader have fun while still delivering the goods."
-- John Baichtal, GeekDad

"I'm impressed by the $19.95 book's ability to inspire me to want to want learn more about...subjects I previously had little to no interest in."
-- Eric Franklin, CNET

"Electricity is complicated. The Manga Guide to Electricity makes understanding it a little easier, or at least a little easier to swallow."
-- Emily Gertz,

"This is a well-written and illustrated book, which is quite practical about the nature of things electrical in our daily lives. "
-- Harry Babad, MacCompanion Magazine

" a great mix between the storyline and the lessons in which Hikaru teaches the basics of electricity to Rereko."
-- Marielle Riley, Dr. Dobb's CodeTalk

"There is a lot to like about The Manga Guide To Electricity...a must read. "
-- Thomas Testi,

"I must say it is quite well done."
-- Capital Growth Letter, Volume 22, Issue 12

"If you’re looking for an interesting way to learn about electricity, then The Manga Guide to Electricity is probably the book for you. "
-- Aaron Broder,

" a lot of fun to read. The interactions between the characters are lighthearted, and the whole setting has a sort of quirkiness about it that makes you keep reading just for the joy of it. "
-- Gerrit Coetzee, Hack A Day

"Honestly, this book is amazingly setup with all the “aces in their places” – the art is fantastic, and the teaching method is both fun and educational. "
-- Scott Campbell, Active Anime

"For parents trying to give their kids an edge or just for kids with a curiosity about their electronics, Manga Guide to Electricity should definitely be on their bookshelves."
-- Jamais Jochim, Sacramento Book Review

"I really enjoy the concept of this series of textbooks published by No Starch. They actually make tough topics and scientific theory fun. "
-- Julie Opipari, Manga Maniac Cafe

"This book makes things that put you asleep into a new and fun adventure. "
-- Adult Summer Reading 2009

"...the perfect choice for high schoolers grappling with electricity issues..."
-- Diane C. Donovan, California Bookwatch: The Science Shelf

"The humorous situations lighten the sometimes-heavy subject of science, easing the reader into understanding concepts right along with Rereko. "
-- Kate O'Mara, Eclectic Homeschool Online