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The Times of Botchan, Vol. 3: Autumn's Ballerina (La época de Botchan / / 「坊っちゃん」の時代 [Botchan no jidai] #3)

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This is the fictionalized version of the life and times of Japanese author [b]Natsume Soseki[/b] during an era of great change in Japan from the traditional Edo period into the modern Meiji period (1867 - 1912). [b]Soseki[/b] is considered the Charles Dickens or Mark Twain of Japan. His image even appeared on the 1000 yen note for two decades. He is best known for his nove ...more
Paperback, 154 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Ponent Mon (first published January 1st 2005)
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Subtle, intriguing - especially to a Western mind - and captivating. Another vignette of the struggle between Japanese tradition and the impact of Westernization during the Meiji period (1867-1912), that provides perspective and broader understanding.
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Name (in native language): 谷口ジロー
Zodiac: Leo

He began to work as assistant of the late mangaka Kyota Ishikawa.
He made his manga debut in 1970 with Kareta Heya (A Desiccated Summer), published in the magazine Young Comic.
From 1976 to 1979, he created several hard-boiled comics with the scenarist Natsuo Sekigawa, such as City Without Defense, The Wind of the West is White and Lindo 3.
From 1984 to 199
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