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The Birth of Kitaro
Author: Shigeru Mizuki

ISBN: 9781770462281
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 12 April 2016
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 18.6 x 12.1 x 1.8
More all-ages adventures with the one-eyed yokai boy, now in a kid-friendly format!

The Birth of Kitaro collects seven of Shigeru Mizuki's early, and beloved, Kitaro stories, making them available for the first time in English, in an all-new, kid-friendly format. These stories are from the golden era of the late 1960s, when Gegege no Kitaro truly hit its stride as an all-ages supernatural series. Mizuki'sKitaro stories are both timelessly relevant and undeniably influential, inspiring a decades-long boom in stories about yokai, Japanese ghosts, and monsters.

With more than 150 pages of spooky and often funny comics about the titular half-yokai boy, The Birth of Kitaro is the perfect introduction to the award-winning author Mizuki's most popular series, seminal comics that have won the hearts of Japanese children and adults for more than half a century.

About the Author

Shigeru Mizuki (b. 1922) is one of Japan's oldest and most respected artists; he has received almost every award the comics industry has to offer. An Eisner Award winner, he was also the first Japanese artist to win t...

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