17176Re: [Yuricon] Glossary of Terms - at least partially on-topic
- Feb 7 11:47 AMOn Mon, 7 Feb 2005 09:17:51 +0800, Johann Chua <johannchua@...> wrote:
>Yes, and from buying alot of mooks over the years, my experience is
> On Sun, 06 Feb 2005 18:09:12 -0000, "atheniag"
> <anilesbocon01@...> wrote:
> > Mook:
> > Pron. (moo-ku) Short for "monthly book," mooks are monthly manga
> > magazines. Printed on cheap paper and running as many as two-dozen
> > serialized manga stories simultaneously, mook are a popular way to
> > read manga in Japan. Related term: Manga
> I was under the impresion a mook is a book in magazine format (e.g., a
> lot of anime artbooks).
that they are not printed on cheap paper, but on nicer, often heavier
weight paper than typical magazines. The phonebook manga printed on
cheap paper is called zasshi.
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