Dream and reality in one of the best manga to be translated in recent years.
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The crude symbolic obsessions of Yoshihiro Tatsumi.
Nostalgia, Japanese style.
A review of Suehiro Maruo’s adaptation of Edogawa Ranpo’s The Strange Tale of Panorama Island.
“It is almost as if dutiful eroticism had anesthetized creativity.”
Tatsumi’s story in English is about marketing and a lack of context.