Shirato, Sanpei

Shirato, Sanpei

Given name: 三平
Family name: 白土
Birthday: Feb 15, 1932
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Noboru Okamoto born February 15, 1932 in Tokyo, Japan), known by the pen name Sanpei Shirato (白土 三平 Shirato Sanpei), is a Japanese manga artist and essayist known for his social criticism as well as his realistic drawing style and the characters in his scenarios.

He is considered a pioneer of gekiga. The son of the Japanese proletarian painter Toki Okamoto, his dream to become an artist equal with his father started when he became a Kamishibai artist.

He is also known for his work published in the early issues of the manga anthology magazine Garo in 1964, which he began publishing so as to serialize his comic Kamui.

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Ninpuu Kamui Gaiden
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RabbytX | Nov 27, 2016 3:02 PM
@dilation Yeah I think it was 2 volumes that were released and dunno how many issues, I guess the amount that the two volumes collected ? And they are already out of print long ago, but I guess they are available for sale on ebay and so on...

dilation | Nov 26, 2016 3:40 PM
I'm pretty sure Viz had released Kamui Den some time ago, but I doubt they'd still be printing those volumes.

ReaperCreeper | Oct 4, 2015 4:33 AM
Fuck me, I want to read/watch some of his stuff, but alas no translations.

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