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GAJO SAKAMOTO ”TANK TANKURO: PREWAR WORKS 1934-1935”

08.12.2012, Comments Off on GAJO SAKAMOTO ”TANK TANKURO: PREWAR WORKS 1934-1935”, Books, Manga, by .
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DELUXE HARDCOVER + BOOK CASE FORMAT DESIGNED BEAUTIFULLY BY: CHRIS WARE (JIMMY CORRIGAN) ROOTS OF “ASTRO BOY” AND “DORAEMON!” THE PIONEER OF ROBOT MANGA FROM PRE-WORD WAR II JAPAN. ONE OF THE FIRST ROBOT, FIRST SUPERHERO, AND FIRST SF CHARACTER TO APPEAR IN MANGA. AN INFLUENTIAL AND HISTORICAL WORK WHICH SHAPED THE MANGA TO FOLLOW. A SILENT PROTEST AGAINST WAR DURING A TIME WHEN CREATIVE FREEDOM WAS AT RISK. First published in 1934, Tank Tankuro was one of the most famous manga characters during the time, lining up next to Norakuro. He is said to be one of the FIRST ROBOT ever to appear in Japanese manga and may be … Learn more