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Shigeru Mizuki



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When the Showa era began, Mizuki himself was just a few years old, so his earliest memories coincide with the earliest events of the time. With his trusty narrator Rat Man, Mizuki brings history into the realm of the personal, making it palatable, and indeed compelling, for young audiences as well as more mature readers.

The final conclusion to the ‘Showa: A History of Japan’ series. Mizuki details the ending of World War II and the struggles of Japans population following the devastating loss. Left with only one arm, Mizuki must crawl his way back up from poverty into society while carrying the pain of the past with him. Through beautiful illustrations you’ll see his own pain reflecting that of the whole of Japan as he desperately tries to find meaning in his life as a veteran and manga artist.


ASIN ‏ : ‎ 1770462015
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Drawn and Quarterly (Sept. 29 2015)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 552 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9781770462014
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1770462014
Item weight ‏ : ‎ 907 g
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 16.21 x 5.69 x 22.58 cm


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