Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon

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  • Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon is the second volume in the adventures of Shigeru Mizuki s bizarre yokai boy Kitaro and his gaggle of other- worldly friends.

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Product Description

  • Artist
    Shigeru Mizuki  
    Author
    Shigeru Mizuki  
    Binding
    paperback  
    Cat No.
    3729151  
    EAN
    978177046236651295  
    Genre
    Anime & Manga  
    ISBN
    9781770462366  
    Publisher
    Drawn & Quarterly  
    Series
    Independents  
    Type
    Graphic Novels  
    Universe
    Independents  
  • Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon is the second volume in the adventures of Shigeru Mizuki s bizarre yokai boy Kitaro and his gaggle of other- worldly friends.

    These seven stories date from the golden age of Gegege no Kitaro, when Mizuki had perfected the balance of folklore, comedy, and horror that made Kitaro one of Japan s most beloved characters. In Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon, Kitaro and his father Medama Oyaji face off against one of their most powerful enemies the self-styled Yokai Supreme Commander known as Nurarihyon.

    Over the course of this volume, Kitaro takes on the swamp-dwelling Sawa Kozo, the mysterious Diamond Yokai, the sea giant called Umizato, and wages a double-feature of battles against the bizarre Odoro Odoro. Finally, Kitaro journeys to hell itself in the infamous and surreal story Hell Ride.

    In addition to more than 150 pages of Mizuki s all-ages monster fun, Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon includes bonus materials: Yokai Files that introduce Japan’s folklore monsters and a ‘History of Kitaro’ essay by translator Zack Davisson.

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