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Der spazierende Mann

3.95  ·  Rating details ·  1,401 ratings  ·  154 reviews
Leise Stimmungen einfangen, Atmosphäre aufbauen, Empfindungen auslösen... Kaum einer versteht sich so gut auf dieses Handwerk wie Jiro Taniguchi.
Der Autor und Zeichner lässt seinen Protagonisten schlichtweg spazieren gehen. Ein ländlich geprägter Vorort einer japanischen Großstadt bildet das äußere Szenario der achtzehn Episoden. Nach innen zählen rein die stillen Beobacht
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Paperback, 168 pages
Published 2012 by Carlsen (first published 1990)
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João Carlos

Capítulo 4 - Subindo a Árvores (Pág. 39)

”O Homem que Caminha” foi publicado originalmente entre 1990 e 1991 na revista Morning em resposta a um desafio do editor a Jirõ Taniguchi (n. 1947) para ”(…) que fizesse uma série sobre um homem que passeia por Tóquio, contada em episódios de poucas páginas.”
Jirõ Taniguchi constrói a história - associando dezassete contos - de uma forma admirável com imagens absolutamente excepcionais, despojadas de diálogos e com poucos monólogos interiores da personagem
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Seth T.
Oct 29, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recently having read Muriel Barbery's The Elegance of the Hedgehog, I was reminded, in some ways, of a much better book. If one that is entirely different. The younger of the two narrative forces in Barbery's book, the genius twelve-year-old Paloma, expresses a fondness for the works of Jiro Taniguchi (specifically his Summit of the Gods). I've been a fan of Taniguchi myself for some time, though it's difficult to find his stuff on American shores.

Unlike Barbery's Hedgehog, the only way one coul
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Bine
Jun 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
Ich habe die Lektüre von dieser Graphic Novel wirklich sehr genossen.
Der spazierende Mann zeigt dem Leser die Schönheit des Alltags, wie er sein könnte, wenn man einmal richtig hinschaut und sich Zeit nimmt. Gerade die atmosphärischen Zeichnungen der japanischen Vorstadt haben mir sehr gut gefallen. Obwohl kaum etwas passiert, habe ich mich an keiner Stelle gelangweilt, sondern habe alles in einem Rutsch durchgelesen.
Das ganze gibt einen sehr optimistischen Blick auf das Leben eines japanischen
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Miguel
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bd, favoritos
Uma das mais espantosas novelas gráficas que li. Os desenhos de Jiro Taganuchi são deslumbrantes e contemplativos. Transportam-nos para um lugar "espiritual" onde o olhar se perde em contemplação e epifania. O vislumbre que nos oferecem para a alma humana, proporciona-nos sentimentos de pureza, de simplicidade, de uma tranquila e apaziguada relação com o mundo e com os outros.
Matti Karjalainen
Jun 17, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Matti by: Sarri
Nykysuomen sanakirjan muinaisen määritelmän mukaan manga on japanilaista sarjakuvaa, joka usein sisältää pornoa ja väkivaltaa. Naurettavan väitteen takana seisovat tuskin enää edes sen kehittäjät, mutta siitä huolimatta olisi mukava luetuttaa heillä Jiro Taniguchin "The Walking Man" (Fanfare/Ponent Mon, 2014).

Sarjakuva ilmestyi alun perin 1990-luvun puolivälissä Japanissa, ja on saavuttanut melko vankan kulttimaineen myös lännessä - ehkä juuri sen vuoksi, että se on aiheensa puolesta melko ainut
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Travis
Oct 07, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: graphic-novels, manga
Generally enjoyable and it made me a bit nostalgic for Japan and my own wanderings there. However, I found myself weirdly disliking the main character, even though he hardly says anything. Part of the problem is that he just looks annoyingly smug. Another part is that we only ever see his simple wonder of exploring new places and laughingly accepting minor misfortunes like unexpected rain or broken glasses, we never see the contrasting grind of daily life. I suppose given the homogeneity of Japa ...more
Soobie's scared
Nov 30, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Soobie's scared by: Archivio Del Fumetto D'Alta Quota "Paolo Cossi"
Molto tenero e lento. Un uomo che cammina e guarda il mondo intorno a sé.

Mi chiedo perché non ho cominciato prima a leggere Jirō Taniguchi.

Mi piace anche il suo stile di disegno, molto semplice e tondo.
Sophie
May 17, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
Something that I really have to remember is not to wait so long when a book is calling out to me. I've been wanting to read this for years, I think, and today I finally got the chance to do so. A collection of small moments, it's a very beautiful and quiet book, and one that managed to pull me in completely. There aren't that many words, really, but they're not necessary anyway.

The kind of book that makes you smile and helps you remember to pay attention to the small things - you can find joy a
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Nate D
Nov 11, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The extraordinary that lurks within the ordinary, but stripped of any glistening of unreality or dread. A man walks, and observes, and it's magic. I feel like this is a good explanation of some of my day-long walks. There's a significant and perfect philosophy here. I would say that I only wished that they needn't be so solitary, but of course the last story here, and some of my best walks, do include a second, key walker...
Catarina
Apr 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Poesia em imagens.
Laura (ローラ)
The walking man encourages you to forget the pressures of life and enjoy every step of the journey; to appreciate every experience and meeting. This is less a story and more an expression of feelings told through beautifully rendered, compact illustrations. And, can we just appreciate Taniguchi's mastery over screen tones.... this is how it should be done!

The only issues I had are with the publication: flipped pages were entirely unnecessary; and it would have been wonderful seeing some of the w
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Vir
Aug 30, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: biblioteca
Me lo he terminado de una sentada y es que tiene muy poquito texto. Eso sí, las historias me han parecido muy bonitas por la cotidianidad que transmiten y el dibujo me ha encantado, es muy detallado y cuidado.
the gift
100615: later addition: i ordered this at the u bookstore, some time after looking at a library copy, and this was not a mistake. i have never been to japan, but recognize the meditative existential pleasures of aimless, content, curious walking, and these images capture that simple joy. this work has virtually no dialogue, not much plot, but rendered with acute detail, such that i enjoy looking at each scene again and again. this is sort of an object case when i declare in graphic work it is no ...more
Santiago L. Moreno
El reciente fallecimiento de Jiro Taniguchi ha sido una invitación a la relectura de algunas de sus obras. El caminante, sin llegar a la altura de obras maestras como Barrio lejano o El almanaque de mi padre, es otra de sus muchas creaciones extraordinarias y una piedra de toque perfecta de lo que el lector puede encontrar en su obra.
Con una atención a la memoria y el detalle dignos del mejor Proust, las historias de Taniguchi se configuran como un diario de la vida, del contenido y el paisaje
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Tazitazitazi
Nov 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
Prekrasna, topla knjiga; koja čitatelja podsjeća da obrati pažnju na one jednostavne, svakodnevne i sveprisutne stvari i pojave koje uzima zdravo za gotovo. K tome se lako i brzo čita. Jedna od onih koje treba imati u kućnoj kolekciji.
Podsjetila me na moj posjet Kini. Tamo sam prvi puta doživjela da zbog zagađenja danima ne vidim nebo. Kad sam se vratila doma, tri sam mjeseca sa čuđenjem i oduševljenjem svaki dan gledala u nebesko plavetnilo, oblake i sunce. Trebala mi je ova knjigu da me podsje
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Greta
Relaxing indeed.
I nearly fell asleep.
Very ZEN.

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Lanzz
Aug 14, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
Kisah tentang seorang lelaki pertengahan usia yang suka berjalan kaki untuk melihat keadaan sekeliling. Dia tinggal bersama isterinya, dan tidak mempunyai anak. Setiap hari, dia akan berjalan kaki di kawasan berhampiran rumahnya jika ada waktu lapang untuk mencuba benda baru. Sebuah komik ber-plot ringkas, tetapi dengan lukisan yang detail...
Arnav Sinha
Mar 12, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book made me go out and take a long walk as soon as I was done reading it.

On late summer evenings, I love to lie down on the grass in our garden and look at the stars. I live far from the city, and am fortunate to be able to see the stars clearly. My family takes it as one of my idiosyncrasies. If only I could convey how beautiful the night sky can be. Why watch the TV inside, when you can watch the sky!

I live close to Manali, where my favorite thing to do is to go to a forested area where
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Raquel
Feb 27, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
muito muito muito Jiro <3

Aos poucos, todos nos vamos identificando com as situações por que passa; todos vamos entendendo a sua necessidade de espairecer, de apanhar chuva no rosto, de conhecer sítios novos, de fazer coisas ilegais. E a (também, unicamente?) humana sensação de incompletude que nos leva a querer ser tudo ao mesmo tempo, a procurar viver tudo num único momento, a buscar sempre uma coisa que ainda não descobrimos e não temos a certeza de que existirá algures - é disso que trata
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mei
Aug 04, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
detail gambarnya menarik. karena ini komik bisu (meski ada sedikit percakapan) jadi saya agak kurang mengerti di beberapa bab. tapi secara keseluruhan menarik. membaca komik bisu itu seperti beristirahat sejenak dari kegiatan membaca kita selama ini.

tinggal duduk tenang sambil memperhatikan gambar dan menebak makna dibalik setiap ceritanya. bagus. bikin kangen rumah (?)
Rui Alves de Sousa
Está cansado/a do ritmo do quotidiano e dos inúmeros problemas provocados pelo stress do dia-a-dia? Então faça uma pausa contemplativa com Jirô Taniguchi, e o seu "O Homem que Caminha". Um poema em BD sobre os pequenos nadas que preenchem cada momento da nossa vida.
Paulo Vinicius Figueiredo dos Santos
Em alguns momentos de nossas vidas somos presenteados com palavras ou imagens marcantes para nós. Quando folheei as páginas de O Homem que Passeia enquanto era encantado pelo traço do mestre Jiro Taniguchi, entendi naquele momento que estava diante de algo especial. Algo marcante. Ao mesmo tempo compreendi o quanto essa obra é voltada para poucos. E isso me entristeceu um pouco. Mas, senti que precisava compartilhar as minhas impressões para que a magia dessa obra não se perdesse no esquecimento ...more
Paola
La delicatezza di questo libro è commovente e non è un'esagerazione...mi sono proprio commossa guardando attraverso gli occhi curiosi e puri dell'uomo che cammina. Mi sono innamorata delle stradine, degli alberi, dei gatti, dei cani, delle case, degli anziani, della pioggia e soprattutto dell'uomo che cammina. Mi piacerebbe davvero tanto incontrare una persona così!
Iulia
Jun 27, 2018 rated it liked it
This was different in every way possible. It’s not even a story... nothing actually happens. That is exactly what this books is trying to capture : the ‘nothing’ happening in between all the big, important things we do. The moments you have to take slowly & enjoy the little things, not rushing for anything. Such a powerful message explained throught image, the little details & simplicity.
Sandra
Sep 01, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
En esta ocasión no me llego tanto, aunque he de reconocer que tiene partes que te hacen pensar , como "es hora de vivir" que gran verdad, siempre es un placer disfrutar de este autor y por supuesto lo recomiendo sin lugar a dudas.
Sara Q
Jun 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Sara Q by: Mark
A beautiful, peaceful, meditation wrapped in a book. This is the kind of book you have to slow down for, take time with, look at closely. And then when you're done, you go for a walk and see your surroundings with new eyes.
Angela
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tanti cuori per Jiro Taniguchi.
Yukiguni
Aug 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: manga
Wunderbare, scheinbar "einfache" Geschichten, deren Vielschichtigkeit aber im Detail liegt, in der Haltung zur Welt und in einer Vielstimmigkeit, die keine Worte und Dialoge braucht.
Marc
May 20, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: borrowed
Très contemplatif.
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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 19
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