Historical tale of enlightenment by way of the sword - 3 volumes collected in 1! R to L (Japanese Style). Historical tale of enlightenment by way of the sword - 3 volumes collected in 1! The Distant Ocean: In the aftermath of the bloody Battle of Sekigahara, Sasaki Kojirô, the man destined to be Musashi's opponent in the most famous duel in Japanese history, finds himself alone amidst desperate refugees and vicious hunters. Despite being pushed to his limits, Kojirô is far from daunted by his peril and instead thrives with an almost supernatural serenity. Driven by his macabre thirst for battle, Kojirô is transformed into the ultimate swordsman.
Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections
Appropriate for any public library collection, this book provides a comprehensive readers' advisory guide for Japanese manga and anime, Korean manhwa, and Chinese manhua. • Author, title, subject, and genre indexes • An appendix featuring the films of Studio Ghibli • Focuses on series that are easy and cost-effective for libraries to collect • Demystifies a body of literature unfamiliar to many librarians