Tezuka's Ayako (Hardcover)

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  • Long considered as one of Osamu Tezuka’s most political narratives, Ayako is also considered to be one of his most challenging as it defies the conventions of his manga by utilizing a completely original cast and relying solely on historical drama to drive the plot. Set in the aftermath of World War II, Ayako focuses its attention on the Tenge clan, a once powerful family of landowners living in a rural community in northern Japan.

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Product Description

  • Artist
    Osamu Tezuka  
    Author
    Osamu Tezuka  
    Binding
    trade paperback  
    Cat No.
    2182544  
    Genre
    Anime & Manga  
    ISBN
    9781934287514  
    Publisher
    Vertical Press  
    Type
    Manga  
  • Long considered as one of Osamu Tezuka’s most political narratives, Ayako is also considered to be one of his most challenging as it defies the conventions of his manga by utilizing a completely original cast and relying solely on historical drama to drive the plot. Set in the aftermath of World War II, Ayako focuses its attention on the Tenge clan, a once powerful family of landowners living in a rural community in northern Japan.

    The war and American occupation have begun to erode the fabric that binds them all together. And when the family seems to have completely fallen apart, they decide to turn their collective rage on what they believe to be the source of their troubles the newest member of the Tenge family, the youngest sister Ayako.

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