Archive for: manga

Old Wine in New Wineskins: Hisashi Sakaguchi’s Ikkyu

The manga biography of the crazy zen monk, Ikkyu.

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The Not So Transgendered World of Osamu Tezuka’s Princess Knight

Virtuous in intention.

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Mystery Train

On being confused by Yuichi Yokoyama’s Travel.

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Eat, Drink, Read Manga

Manga for foodies and wine fans make great gifts – and great entree’ into becoming the pretentious git you’ve always wanted to be.

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Tatsumi: The Facsimile as Homage

A review of Tatsumi. Directed by Eric Khoo. In Japanese with English subtitles.

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Umezu Kazuo: Gods and Devils

On Umezu Kazuo’s The Left Hand of God, The Right Hand of the Devil. Contains images which are NSFW.

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Overthinking Things 8/29/2011

Thermae Romae, by Yamazaki Mari explores the connections between the bathing cultures of Ancient Rome and Modern Japan is an eclectic and charming way.

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