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Showa: A History of Japan (manga)

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Alternative title:
A Comics History of the Showa Era
Comic Showa-Shi (Japanese)
Showa: A History of Showa Japan
コミック昭和史 (Japanese)
漫畫昭和史 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Themes: historical
Plot Summary: Shigeru Mizuki's autobiographical account of Showa-era Japan, stretching from 1926 to 1989, intermixing historical events, Shigeru's own experiences, and Japanese folklore to paint an image of Japan and it's people during this turbulent time in it's history.
User Ratings: 18 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 2 votes (Eng:2)
 Excellent: 6 votes (Eng:5, others:1
1 Chinese (Taiwan)
 Very good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Decent: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 So-so: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Not really good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Weak: -
 Bad: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: 4 votes (Eng:4)
Seen in part or in whole by 23 users, rank: #2472 (of 6785)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 5.889 (Decent), std. dev.: 3.7696, rank: #5449 (of 7560)
Weighted mean: 8.883 (Excellent), rank: #294 (of 7560) (seen all: 9.00 / seen some: 8.18)
Bayesian estimate: 8.667 (Excellent−), rank: #35 (of 3496)
Number of tankoubon: 8
Vintage: 1988-11
Release dates: We have 24
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Graphic novel
    Showa 1926-1939: A History of Japan (GN 1) 2013-11-12 (from $31.24)
    Showa 1939-1944: A History of Japan (GN 2) 2014-06-03 (from $22.07)
    Showa 1944-1953: A History of Japan (GN 3) 2014-11-11 (from $34.95)
    Showa 1953-1989: A History of Japan (GN 4) 2015-09-29 (from $21.64)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Shigeru Mizuki
Japanese companies
Publisher: Kodansha
English staff
English companies
Licensed by: Drawn & Quarterly
English cast
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Publisher: Devir (Brazil)
Portuguese cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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