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“Mizuki conveys his pen-and-ink messages with a surreal combination of cartoon-like people superimposed against harsh realistic renderings of their environment.” ―Marco Werman, PRI's The World
“Shigeru Mizuki is the preeminent figure of Gekiga manga and one of the most famous working cartoonists in Japan today–a true living legend.” ―Graphic Novel Reporter
“[Mizuki] is one of Japan's greatest illustrators, a master of both realism and manga.” ―Globe and Mail
“This book is excellent . . . I can only hope we're soon flooded by Mizuki translations. I'd like to drown in them.” ―Newsarama
Born on March 8, 1922, in Sakaiminato, Shigeru Mizuki is a specialist in stories of yokai and is considered a master of the genre. NonNonBa was named the Best Album at the Angoulême nternational Comics Festival. He has been published in Japan, South Korea, France, Spain, Taiwan, and Italy.
Nononba is the second work by master Manga-ka Mizuki I've read.
Nononba is a glimpse into the life of author Mizuki's childhood during post-War Japan. Read more
Nonnonba is NOT the author's grandmother; she is a neighborhood woman who tends to the temple & is forced to take household & nursing jobs due to poverty. Read morePublished on September 12, 2013 by M. Sue