Wrong About Japan

Inspired by his son's interest in Japanese comics, prize-winning novelist Peter Carey decided to investigate the ways in which traditional Japanese culture can still be discerned in the manga and animated films which obsess modern Japan.

Read by Jonathan Hyde.

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0120041206

Inspired by his son's interest in Japanese comics, prize-winning novelist Peter Carey decided to investigate the ways in which traditional Japanese culture can still be discerned in the manga and animated films which obsess modern Japan.

Read by Jonathan Hyde.In Tokyo, nothing is what they expect it to be.

0220041207

Peter and Charley begin their adventures in Tokyo in traditional cartoon style, meeting gangsters and swordsmen.

0320041208

The mystery of Takashi's peculiar dress code is finally solved, and Charley is exposed to the real Japan - much to his distress.

0420041209

The author and his son, Charley, are honoured to meet the great anime creator, Mr Tomino.

Someone who confounds all their expectations...

again.

05 LAST20041210

For Peter and Charley, the real Japan is still as elusive as ever.

Then suddenly, as if by accident, a hero appears.