Keyaki no Ki
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Keyaki no Ki

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Synonyms: Hitobito Series
Japanese: 欅の木


Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 24, 1993 to Aug 10, 1993
Genre: Slice of Life Slice of Life
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: Big Comic
Authors: Taniguchi, Jiro (Art), Utsumi, Ryuichiro (Story)


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Popularity: #12699
Members: 1,297
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Keyaki no Ki is a collection of eight stories, selected from nearly two hundred of the great storyteller Ryuchiro Utsumi, these are the solid rock on which Taniguchi builds a deep, complex and mature reflection on daily life in Japanese society that has always been dominated by very strict schemes. Another masterpiece by Taniguchi, an author too huge to not be read.


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Feb 3, 2023
Every time I read taniguchi's graphic novels and I always wonder, how the heck he manages to draw so well that the plates look like museum artworks or just photographs, the author of the eight stories is Ryuichiro Utsumi and I am amazed that from such small and insignificant things you can come up with very beautiful and touching stories with different nuances, each story has its own theme and they all want to represent something of Japan, with its rules that break the wings of spontaneity, in the first story you he dwells on whether a simple tree has a soul, in the second ...

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