This is a very, very good manga series.
I'm an avid comic reader and sometime manga reader. Read more
I love fantasy/SF works that deal with sex and gender, and Amazon has been recommending Ooku to me for some time, but I was skeptical. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Jasper
I've been a fan of manga for most of my life, and have read various different series of all genres. But of all of them, Ôoku: The Inner Chambers is the best in quality and in... Read morePublished on January 16, 2012 by Ton Yanzik
This book won the James Tiptree Award for exploration of gender issues. The first graphic novel to win the prize. Read morePublished on September 13, 2011 by Grace O
The characters speak with a kind of Shakespearean inflection. It is ridiculous that people in Medieval Japan would be using Early Modern English.Published on June 24, 2011 by Evzenie Reitmayerova
I like the story, but the English translation reads like a Shakespearean play, and not in a good way, in a "trying too hard" sort of way. Read morePublished on May 5, 2010 by YamaMayaNyaa
FUMI YOSHINAGA IS THE REASON I STARTED READING MANGA."GERARD AND JAQUES" WAS THE FIRST, AND WHILE SOME OF THE STORY CONTENT WAS OFF PUTTING TO ME I REALLY WAS DRAWN TO THE ART... Read morePublished on October 21, 2009 by Kindle Customer