A Zoo in WinterGraphic Novel - 2011
Kyoto, 1966. The young Hamaguchi is working for a textile manufacturer whilst dreaming of becoming an artist, when an incident at the zoo forces his hand. He moves to Tokyo at the invitation of an old school friend who also arranges an interview at the studios of the famous mangaka, Shiro Kondo. Here he discovers the long hours, the nightlife and the artistic haunts of the capital. For the first time ever, Taniguchi recalls his beginnings in manga and his youth spent in Tokyo in the 60s - a magnificent account of his apprenticeship and the first emotions of adulthood.
Publisher: Wisbech, England : Fanfare ; [Rasquera, Spain] : Ponent Mon, 
Copyright Date: ©2011
Branch Call Number: 741.5952 TANIG
Characteristics: 231 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm