Kazuhiro Fujitaki

The Manga Guide to Electricity The Manga Guide to Electricity (No Starch)
by Kazuhiro Fujitaki, Matsuda, Trend-Pro Co, Ltd.
March 2009
Print: $19.95
Ebook: $15.95

"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

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

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

"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

"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

"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

"...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. "
--Gerrit Coetzee, Hack A Day

"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, allgeektout.com

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

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

"...supplies 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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

"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 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

"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

"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, MatthewHelmke.net