I have read the Japanese version of this and bought English sets for my boyfriend.
We are super happy, everybody should have a set in their house.
This is an incredible series from an incredible author!
I would encourage anyone who is interested in learning
about Buddha in a serious but fun way to read this series.
I picked up one of these books at our local library and fell in love with the story. After purchasing the complete set, I am glad I went into the library that day.Published on February 10, 2013 by Bryan J Dutcher
The first volume of this series focuses on what happened before the birth of Siddartha Gautama, and this one focuses on his childhood and the increasing unhappiness he feels in his... Read morePublished on December 12, 2012 by M
I bought this book thinking that it would provide further insights into the Four Encounters of the young Buddha. Read morePublished on February 3, 2012 by Prof Stephen Leeder
Serious philosophy in graphic novels can be entertaining and fun! It is humorous and light-hearted yet serious and gripping in this eight-volume set of graphic novels by Osamu... Read morePublished on February 27, 2011 by Mahasri Yoga
This second volume of "Buddha" is much more centered on Siddhartha (the Buddha). We explore his childhood and early years as prince. Read morePublished on December 9, 2009 by Jesse Haller
I enjoyed the first in this series but found this second book disappointing. The graphic style sagged with too much Manga cuteness and less dynamic, novel creativity for the eye. Read morePublished on January 6, 2008 by D. Richardson
More of the story of young Sidhartha struggling with his posh prince place in a strongly caste system, and his fear of death and suffering. Read morePublished on June 11, 2007 by Amazon Customer