Ode to Kirihito, Vols. 1-2

“When he heard his cry for help, it wasn’t human” — so went the tagline for Ken Russell’s Altered States…

Osamu Tezuka’s MW

Invoke Tezuka’s name, and most readers immediately think of Astro Boy, Buddha, and Princess Knight. But there’s a darker side…

Dororo, Vols. 1-3

If Phoenix is Tezuka’s Ring Cycle, Wagnerian in scope, form, and seriousness, then Dororo is Tezuka’s Don Giovanni, a playful…

The Cat in the Coffin

The year is 1955. Twenty-year-old Masayo, an aspiring painter from Hakodate, apprentices herself to Goro Kawabuko, a handsome widower who…