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Shigeru Mizuki's Kitaro. Kitaro meets Nurarihyon

Author: Shigeru Mizuki; Zack Davisson; Drawn & Quarterly (Firm),
Publisher: [Montréal, Québec, Canada] : Drawn & Quarterly, 2016.
Series: Shigeru Mizuki's Kitaro, 2
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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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 otherworldly 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. -- Drawn & Quarterly website.
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Genre/Form: Graphic books
Comics (Graphic works)
Translations
Paranormal comics
Fantasy comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Action and adventure comics
Graphic novels
Graphic novels, Juvenile
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Named Person: Kitarō, (Fictitious character); Kitar (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shigeru Mizuki; Zack Davisson; Drawn & Quarterly (Firm),
ISBN: 9781770462366 1770462368
OCLC Number: 960055810
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: Reads from right to left, front to back, in the traditional Japanese format.
"The second volume in the adventures of Shigeru Mizuki's bizarre yokai boy Kitaro and his gaggle of otherworldly friends. These seven stories date from the golden age of Gegege no Kitarō, when Mizuki had perfected the balance of folklore, comedy, and horror that made Kitaro one of Japan's most beloved characters. The comics in [this manga] are appearing in English for the first time in this kid-friendly edition. 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."--Publisher data.
Description: 184 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Nurarihyon --
Datsui baba --
Sara kozo --
Diamond yokai --
Umi zato --
Odoro Odoro --
Odoro Odoro vs vampire.
Series Title: Shigeru Mizuki's Kitaro, 2
Other Titles: Kitaro.
Kitaro meets Nurarihyon
Kitaro.
Responsibility: translated by Zack Davisson.

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The series has been revamped this so that it will be accessible for kids. The new format for Kitaro, akin to how other manga is published in North America, will be at a very affordable price point  Read more...

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The world of Japanese demons was never more delightful as it is in Mizuki's Kitaro. PopMatters. Manga fans will spot the origins of many of the format's tropes these strange, charming stories should Read more...

 
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