The Birth of KitaroBook - 2016
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.
Publisher: [New York City] USA :, Drawn & Quarterly, a client publisher of Farrar, Straus and Giroux,, 2016
Edition: First paperback edition
Branch Call Number: T Graphic Kitaro Birth
Characteristics: 187 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm