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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utsvro | Jan 12, 6:51 PM
legend


GoroTusk97 | Jan 8, 10:58 AM
Massive respect for this guy, rest in peace.


Yoruuri | Nov 27, 2021 4:11 AM
<3


FelipeSchiffer | Nov 17, 2021 5:33 PM
Naruto


7kaneki7 | Oct 26, 2021 6:35 PM
RIP


RX782G | Oct 26, 2021 3:08 PM
F


BigPPFumiya | Oct 25, 2021 10:19 PM
Rip sensei


SgtArchDornan | Sep 8, 2021 1:06 AM
does anyone know where to find the french scanlations of kamui den, could be the only way to read it


negrut | Aug 15, 2021 3:50 PM
comunist


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...


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