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Ayako by Osamu Tezuka

Posted by on February 24th, 2011 at 12:01 AM
Of the darker, more adult-oriented manga of Osamu Tezuka that Vertical Inc. have recently translated and lavishly reprinted for the English-speaking armchair reader, Ayako stands out as the most consistently enigmatic and sophisticated. Originally published in three volumes from 1972-1973, Ayako is Tezuka’s attempt at creating a realist epic by way of a spy drama.