Princess Knight Vol. 1

by Osamu Tezuka
Princess Knight Vol. 1
  • ISBN-13: 9781935654254
  • Author(s): Osamu Tezuka
  • Subject: Graphic novels: Manga|graphic novels
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Vertical
  • Publication Date: 24-11-2011
  • Format: p/b

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Osamu Tezuka's beloved heroine Sapphire, known across the globe as the Princess Knight, returns in a two-volume release by famed manga publisher Vertical. Heavily inspired by Disney in its design and tone and considered by many as the first major shojo (girls) work, it has long been one of Tezuka's most acclaimed works. Set in a medieval fairytale backdrop, Princess Knight is the tale of a young princess named Sapphire who must pretend to be a male prince so she can inherit the throne. Undiscouraged by sexism, Sapphire fully accepts her role and becomes a dashing heroine.
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Osamu Tezuka's beloved heroine Sapphire, known across the globe as the Princess Knight, returns in a two-volume release by famed manga publisher Vertical. Heavily inspired by Disney in its design and tone and considered by many as the first major shojo (girls) work, it has long been one of Tezuka's most acclaimed works. Set in a medieval fairytale backdrop, Princess Knight is the tale of a young princess named Sapphire who must pretend to be a male prince so she can inherit the throne. Undiscouraged by sexism, Sapphire fully accepts her role and becomes a dashing heroine.

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