Diary of a Tokyo teen : a Japanese-American girl travels to the land of trendy fashion, high-tech toilets and maid cafes / written and drawn by Christine Mari Inzer.

By: Inzer, Christine Mari, 1997- [author,, illustrator.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tokyo ; Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, [2016]Edition: First editionDescription: 127 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9784805313961; 480531396XSubject(s): Japanese Americans -- Travel -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc | Japanese Americans -- Travel -- Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature | Tokyo (Japan) -- Description and travel -- Comic books, strips, etc | Tokyo (Japan) -- Description and travel -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature | Tokyo (Japan) -- Social life and customs -- Comic books, strips, etc | Tokyo (Japan) -- Social life and customs -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literature | Tokyo (Japan) -- Guidebooks -- Comic books, strips, etc | Tokyo (Japan) -- Guidebooks -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Autobiographical comics. | Graphic novels. | Comics (Graphic works).DDC classification: 915.2/135 Summary: "Born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and an American father in 1997, Christine Mari Inzer spent her early years in Japan and relocated to the United States in 2003. The summer before she turned sixteen, she returned to Tokyo, making a solo journey to get reacquainted with her birthplace. Through illustrations, photos, and musings, Inzer documented her journey. In Diary of a Tokyo Teen, Inzer explores the cutting-edge fashions of Tokyo's trendy Harajuku district, eats the best sushi of her life at the renowned Tsukiji fish market, and hunts down geisha in the ancient city of Kyoto. As she shares the trials and pleasures of travel from one end of a trip to the other, Inzer introduces the host of interesting characters she meets and offers a unique -- and often hilarious -- look at a fascinating country and an engaging tale of one girl rediscovering her roots."--provided by Amazon.com.
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"Born in Tokyo to a Japanese mother and an American father in 1997, Christine Mari Inzer spent her early years in Japan and relocated to the United States in 2003. The summer before she turned sixteen, she returned to Tokyo, making a solo journey to get reacquainted with her birthplace. Through illustrations, photos, and musings, Inzer documented her journey. In Diary of a Tokyo Teen, Inzer explores the cutting-edge fashions of Tokyo's trendy Harajuku district, eats the best sushi of her life at the renowned Tsukiji fish market, and hunts down geisha in the ancient city of Kyoto. As she shares the trials and pleasures of travel from one end of a trip to the other, Inzer introduces the host of interesting characters she meets and offers a unique -- and often hilarious -- look at a fascinating country and an engaging tale of one girl rediscovering her roots."--provided by Amazon.com.

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