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One thousand years of Manga – Brigitte Koyama-Richard



A rich, vibrantly illustrated account of the history and sources of manga. This book spans the history of manga in all its splendour and diversity.

From Hokusai’s seminal Manga of 1814 to the genre-shaping works of Tezuka Osamu, from the friendly ghosts and monsters created by Mizuki Shigeru to huge franchises such as One Piece and Demon Slayer, every period is covered. One Thousand Years of Manga is both a rich documentary account and a visual delight packed with over 400 illustrations, demonstrating how this mass-produced medium has become a key facet of Japanese culture that is now enjoyed across the globe.



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