The second in a seven-volume series of the best of 'shigeru Mizuki's
Kitaro comics, designed with a kid-friendly format and price point!
Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon is the second volume in the adventures
of 'shigeru Mizuki's bizarre yokai boy Kitaro and his gaggle of
otherworldly friends. These seven stories date from the golden age of
Gegege no Kitaro, when Mizuki had perfected the balance of folklore,
comedy, and horror that made Kitaro one of Japan's most beloved
characters. In Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon, Kitaro and his
father, Medama Oyaji, face off against one of their most powerful
enemies--the self-styled Yokai 'supreme Commander known as Nurarihyon.
Over the course of this volume, Kitaro takes on the swamp-dwelling
'sawa Kozo, the mysterious Diamond Yokai, and the sea giant called
Umizato, and wages a double feature of battles against the bizarre
Finally, Kitaro journeys to hell itself in the infamous and
surreal story Hell Ride. In addition to more than 150 pages of
Mizuki's all-ages monster fun, Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon includes
bonus materials :Yokai Files that introduce Japan's folklore monsters
and a History of Kitaro essay by the translator Zack Davisson. If you
found the world of yokai fascinating in The Birth of Kitaro, you will
find even more to love in Kitaro Meets Nurarihyon!
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