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Kitaro Paperback – 20 Aug 2013

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Product details

  • Paperback: 432 pages
  • Age Range: 10 - 18 years
  • Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly; 01 edition (20 Aug. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1770461108
  • ISBN-13: 978-1770461109
  • Product Dimensions: 16.3 x 0.2 x 22.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 525,885 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Praise for "Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths

""A masterful, searing and unforgettable semi-autobiographical manga that presents the last days of World War II from the point of view of Japanese infantrymen." --NPR.org

"Shigeru Mizuki is one of Japan's greatest illustrators, a master of both realism and manga." --"The Globe and Mail"

"Mizuki's artwork depicts cartoonish characters in beautifully rendered landscapes, and his storytelling mixes ghoulish folktales with comic strip humour."--"Cult Montreal"
"I was captivated by... Mizuki's virtuoso art style, his charmingly weird tales and his delightful approach to his characters.." --"Comics Bulletin""" "All told, there is a lot of weird and wonderful stuff crammed into these pages..."--"The Star "(Malaysia)

Mizuki's artwork depicts cartoonish characters in beautifully rendered landscapes, and his storytelling mixes ghoulish folktales with comic strip humour. "Cult Montreal"

I was captivated by... Mizuki's virtuoso art style, his charmingly weird tales and his delightful approach to his characters.. "Comics Bulletin"

All told, there is a lot of weird and wonderful stuff crammed into these pages... "The Star (Malaysia)""

Mizuki's artwork depicts cartoonish characters in beautifully rendered landscapes, and his storytelling mixes ghoulish folktales with comic strip humour. Cult Montreal

I was captivated by... Mizuki's virtuoso art style, his charmingly weird tales and his delightful approach to his characters.. Comics Bulletin

All told, there is a lot of weird and wonderful stuff crammed into these pages... The Star (Malaysia)

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"Mizuki's artwork depicts cartoonish characters in beautifully rendered landscapes, and his storytelling mixes ghoulish folktales with comic strip humour." --Cult Montreal

"I was captivated by... Mizuki's virtuoso art style, his charmingly weird tales and his delightful approach to his characters.." --Comics Bulletin

"All told, there is a lot of weird and wonderful stuff crammed into these pages..." --The Star (Malaysia)

About the Author

Born in 1922, in Sakaiminato, Shigeru Mizuki is a specialist in stories of yokai and is considered a master of the genre. He was the first manga-ka to win Best Album at the Angouleme International Comics Festival. He has been published in Japan, South Korea, France, Spain, Taiwan, and Italy.


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5.0 out of 5 starsTimeless, fun horror manga for kids and adults
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