Showa: A History of Japan

Showa: A History of Japan

Showa: A History of Japan

Status:
Completed

Alternate name:
-

Released:
2013

Author:
Shigeru Mizuki

Genres:
Historical, Manga, Military

Summary

A FASCINATING PERIOD IN JAPANESE HISTORY EXPLORED BY A MASTER OF MANGA. Showa 1926-1939: A History of Japan is the first volume of Shigeru Mizuki’s meticulously researched historical portrait of twentieth century Japan. This volume deals with the period leading up to World War II, a time of high unemployment and other economic hardships caused by the Great Depression. Mizuki’s photo-realist style effortlessly brings to life Japan of the 1920s and 1930s, depicting bustling city streets and abandoned graveyards with equal ease...