Dororo

by Osamu Tezuka
Dororo
  • ISBN-13: 9781935654322
  • Author(s): Osamu Tezuka
  • Subject: Graphic novels: Manga|graphic novels
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Vertical
  • Publication Date: 31-12-2016
  • Format: p/b

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£20.99
Set in Japan's warring states era, this classic manga tale follows the tragic fortunes of a disabled and disfigured youth named Hyakkimaru. At an early age Hyakkimaru's father offered forty eight of the child's body parts to a cadre of demons in return for power and fortune. Now the blind, mute boy embarks on a quest to reclaim what will make him whole again. Slaying a never-ending series of demonic beasts and ghouls, Hyakkimaru, accompanied by a young thief named Dororo, crosses the country only to find that humanity may be the true monsters they fear.
About the book

Set in Japan's warring states era, this classic manga tale follows the tragic fortunes of a disabled and disfigured youth named Hyakkimaru. At an early age Hyakkimaru's father offered forty eight of the child's body parts to a cadre of demons in return for power and fortune. Now the blind, mute boy embarks on a quest to reclaim what will make him whole again. Slaying a never-ending series of demonic beasts and ghouls, Hyakkimaru, accompanied by a young thief named Dororo, crosses the country only to find that humanity may be the true monsters they fear.

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