Tag Archives: Tezuka Osamu

Summer Reading–To Sip or Chew

What kinds of reading will you do this summer?  “Summer reading” can have very different meanings.  Will yours be hummingbird sips of brief pieces, pages of mainly light-hearted material scanned in between other outdoor activities?  Or will you and yours … Continue reading

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Japan–47 Ronin and 50,000 Manga

47 Ronin and 50,000 manga highlighted my trip to Japan last month.  Our week in Tokyo began with a professional gathering featuring writer Sean Michael Wilson.  His recent The 47 Ronin: A Graphic Novel (2013), illustrated by Akiko Shimojima, recounts … Continue reading

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