Kenji Ishikawa

Kenji Ishikawa is a scientific and technical journalist. He was born in Tokyo in 1958. After graduating from the Faculty of Science at the Tokyo University of Science, he worked as a journalist and later as a freelance editor and writer. Besides writing novels and various columns, he has written technical commentaries for general readers and conducted numerous interviews with leading engineers and researchers.

The Manga Guide to the Universe The Manga Guide to the Universe (No Starch)
by Kenji Ishikawa, Kiyoshi Kawabata, Yutaka Hiiragi, Verte Corp.
August 2011
Print: $19.95
Ebook: $15.95

"Manga Guide to the Universe is extremely easy to read, even if you’re not a science or space guru, and is recommended reading for anyone looking to learn. I think it's best suited for an adult to try and teach a child about space, because the manga and diagrams help spell things out even better."
--Michael Hatamoto, AlamedaTech

"An excellent introduction to the concepts of astronomy."
--Greg Barbrick,

"This is another great addition to the Manga series, and I’m very happy to have gotten it!"
--Jim Holmes, FrazzledDad

"The Manga Guide series of books are fantastic...Learning can be fun; The Manga Guide series is proof."
--Jin Kim, DisplayBlog