Tank Tankuro: Prewar Works 1934 - 1935

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Tank Tankuro: Prewar Works 1934 - 1935

Tank Tankuro Prewar Works First published in Tank Tankuro was one of the most famous manga characters during the time lining up next to Norakuro He is said to be one of the FIRST ROBOT ever to appear in Japanese manga a

  • Title: Tank Tankuro: Prewar Works 1934 - 1935
  • Author: Gajo Sakamoto
  • ISBN: 9784903090245
  • Page: 475
  • Format: None
  • First published in 1934, Tank Tankuro was one of the most famous manga characters during the time, lining up next to Norakuro.He is said to be one of the FIRST ROBOT ever to appear in Japanese manga and may be the FIRST SUPERHERO in manga He fights villain, Kuro Kabuto, who attacks Japan, and this Kuro Kabuto is famous among Japanese SF fans that it has resemblance to DarFirst published in 1934, Tank Tankuro was one of the most famous manga characters during the time, lining up next to Norakuro.He is said to be one of the FIRST ROBOT ever to appear in Japanese manga and may be the FIRST SUPERHERO in manga He fights villain, Kuro Kabuto, who attacks Japan, and this Kuro Kabuto is famous among Japanese SF fans that it has resemblance to Darth Vader of Star Wars.Tank Tankuro influenced greatly, many manga artists, such as Shigeru Sugiura, Osamu Tezuka, Fujiko Fujio, etc and is the foundation stone from which many masterpieces of manga art would spring from Tankuro became the archetype for various Japanese manga heroes that were to follow.This work is famous for its innovative and captivating adventure stories full of surrealism, nonsense, innocence, absurdity, and eccentricity But it got lost in the turmoil of the World War II for the long time Now this hidden gem of Japanese manga treasure revives in full colour with deluxe hard cover book case format, beautifully designed by Chris Ware Hardcover with book case.

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    One thought on “Tank Tankuro: Prewar Works 1934 - 1935

    1. Chadwick on said:

      I have been salivating over this since it came out, and I finally took the plunge. It is not at all disappointing. This is comics from another planet. The look, the storytelling, the pacing are quite unlike anything I have ever come across. The design is strong enough to make me want to stand up and cheer, the plotting is lumpy and uneven in the best possible way. The only flaw here is that it is genuinely of it's time and place: jingoistic, expansionist, Imperial Japan. Which means that Tank's [...]

    2. Aaron on said:

      It's always great to find something that has influenced so much. The first transformer, the first manga about a robot This reprinting is high quality and the included essays are a great treat. Chris Ware did a stellar job on the design of the book, as usual.

    3. Adan on said:

      This is a pretty weird comic about a large iron ball man who has all sorts of holes and pockets in his iron ball body where he pulls out all sorts of things, like guns, swords, wings and a propeller, and tiny versions of himself. However, the essay in the back about pre-WWII manga is excellent. It correctly asserts that most people think that modern manga started with Tezuka in the late '40s when in fact most of Tezuka's "innovations" existed decades before he started New Treasure Island. Becaus [...]

    4. Dru on said:

      Weird, but very cool pre-war manga. Tank Tankuro is the original transformer as he uses his powers to help fight a war. Very basic story, dialogue and art.

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