Yoshihiro Tatsumi





Yoshihiro Tatsumi


Born
in Osaka, Japan
June 10, 1935

Died
March 07, 2015

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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
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Average rating: 3.98 · 13,915 ratings · 1,032 reviews · 29 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Push Man and Other Stories

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3.93 avg rating — 2,533 ratings — published 1969 — 2 editions
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A Drifting Life

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Abandon the Old in Tokyo

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3.98 avg rating — 1,981 ratings — published 1970 — 2 editions
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Good-Bye

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4.02 avg rating — 1,393 ratings — published 1972 — 4 editions
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Black Blizzard

3.45 avg rating — 462 ratings — published 1956 — 2 editions
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Fallen Words

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Una vida errante, Volumen u...

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3.81 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Novel Grafis: Hanyut 1

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3.67 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2008
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Novel Grafis: Hanyut 2

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3.57 avg rating — 49 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

“The more people flock together, the more isolated they become”
Yoshihiro Tatsumi

“You're way behind the times. Doesn't matter how handy it is. People get rid of anything old. That's modern life for ya.”
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