SHOWA HISTORY OF JAPAN TP VOL 04 1953-1989

$42.95
Sold Out - Backorder Available
IN STOCK WITH US SUPPLIER - USUALLY SHIPS WITHIN TWO WEEKS


Calculate Shipping

The final volume of the Eisner-nominated history of Japan. Showa 1953-1989: A History of Japan concludes Shigeru Mizuki's dazzling autobiographical and historical account of Showa period Japan, a portrait both intimate and ranging of a defining epoch. The final volume picks up in the wake of Japan's utter defeat in World War II, as a country reduced to rubble struggles to rise again. A former enemy becomes their greatest ally as the USA funnels money, jobs, and opportunity into Japan, hoping to establish the country as a bulwark against Soviet communist expansion. Japan reinvents itself, emerging as an economic powerhouse. Events like the Tokyo Olympiad and the World's Fair introduce a new, friendly Japan to the world, but this period of peace and plenty conceals a populace still struggling to come to terms with the devastation of WWII. The original Japanese edition won the prestigious Kodansha Manga Award; the English translation has been nominated for an Eisner Award. Shigeru Mizuki )

(APR151419)

SKU APR151419
Barcode #
Shipping Weight 0.2500kg

More From This Category


0/6 GN VOL 01 (OF 5)

0/6 GN VOL 01 (OF 5)

$15.95

0/6 VOL 3 GN (OF 5)

0/6 VOL 3 GN (OF 5)

$15.95

07 GHOST GN VOL 01

07 GHOST GN VOL 01

$17.95

07 GHOST GN VOL 02

07 GHOST GN VOL 02

$15.95

07 GHOST GN VOL 03

07 GHOST GN VOL 03

$15.95

07 GHOST GN VOL 04

07 GHOST GN VOL 04

$15.95

07 GHOST GN VOL 05

07 GHOST GN VOL 05

$15.95

07 GHOST GN VOL 06

07 GHOST GN VOL 06

$15.95