Yoshihiro Tatsumi





Yoshihiro Tatsumi

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in Osaka, Japan
June 10, 1935

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Yoshihiro Tatsumi (辰巳 ヨシヒロ Tatsumi Yoshihiro, June 10, 1935 in Tennōji-ku, Osaka) is a Japanese manga artist who is widely credited with starting the gekiga style of alternative comics in Japan, having allegedly coined the term in 1957.

His work has been translated into many languages, and Canadian publisher Drawn and Quarterly have embarked on a project to publish an annual compendium of his works focusing each on the highlights of one year of his work (beginning with 1969), edited by American cartoonist Adrian Tomine. This is one event in a seemingly coincidental rise to worldwide popularity that Tomine relates to in his introduction to the first volume of the aforementioned series. Tatsumi received the Japan Cartoonists Association Award...more


Average rating: 3.98 · 8,532 ratings · 683 reviews · 23 distinct works · Similar authors
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3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 1,556 ratings — published 1969 — 2 editions
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Abandon the Old in Tokyo
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 1,271 ratings — published 1970 — 2 editions
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Good-Bye
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Novel Grafis: Hanyut 1
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Novel Grafis: Hanyut 2
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2008
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2008
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3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2008
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“The rat gave birth. Six little ones...cute baby rats... None of them are like Hitler.”
Yoshihiro Tatsumi, The Push Man and Other Stories

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