Have you ever read a manga or seen an anime about samurai? Rurouni Kenshin? Vagabond? Afro Samurai? The genre is wide spread and ever popular. But have you ever given some thought as to the genre’s origins? This man, Kazuo Koike-sensei, wrote the story of Lone Wolf and Cub, the manga that started the idea of romanticizing the samurai and thus creating the genre.
He won the Hall of Fame Eisner Award in 2004.
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