Usagi Yojimbo: Yokai

Usagi Yojimbo: Yokai

by Stan Sakai, Various

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Overview

Yokai are the monsters, demons, and spirits of Japanese folklore, such as the shape-changing kitsune, the obakeneko demon cats, and the evil oni ogres. Usagi faces all these and more when a desperate woman begs for his help in finding her kidnapped daughter. Tracing the abducted girl deep into the forest, Usagi finds it haunted by creatures of Japanese legend and discovers that they are amassing for a great raid on the countryside! Fortunately, Usagi is joined by Sasuke the Demon Queller, who is also fighting to prevent the invasion, but things aren't always as they seem — especially when dealing with the supernatural!

* The rabbit ronin turned twenty-five, and Dark Horse celebrated with the first-ever Usagi Yojimbo original graphic novel, fully hand-painted, written, and lettered by creator Stan Sakai!

* Completely self-contained story.

* Usagi Yojimbo is a 2009 Eisner Award nominee for Best Continuing Series.

First ever, full color, original story!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621155485
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Publication date: 11/17/2009
Series: Usagi Yojimbo Series
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 1,120,807
File size: 31 MB
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Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

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Usagi Yojimbo: Yokai (Usagi Yojimbo Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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martates More than 1 year ago
Usagi Yojimbo: Yokai is a wonderful story of the Rabbit Ronin. Stan Sakai does a wonderful job of mixing Japanese mysticism and samurai lore. His art in this book is second to none. In a rare bit of colored work, Mr. Sakai exhibits his wonderful watercolor work. His vivid art and wonderful imagination bring a great dimension to Usagi Yojimbo. His story telling skills have never been better as he weaves a tale of Japanese folklore. On the minus side, I wished the book were a bit longer. The commentary and interview pages that are included are a nice look into Mr. Sakai's artistc methods and creative thought process. In summary, this is a definite must have for Usagi Yojimbo fans and a great find for all ages.
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