Ayako [Hardcover] (GN)

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Title: Ayako [Hardcover]
Volume: GN
Pages: 704
Distributor: Vertical

Release date: 2010-11-30
Suggested retail price: $26.95
Age rating: 16+

ISBN-10: 1934287512 1934287512
ISBN-13: 9781934287514 9781934287514

Initially set in the aftermath of World War II,​ Ayako focuses its attention on the Tenge clan,​ a once-powerful family of landowners living in a rural community in northern Japan.​ The war and American occupation have begun to erode the fabric that binds them all together.​ The increasing influence of political,​ economic and social change begins to tear into the many Tenge siblings,​ while a strange marriage agreement creates resentment between the eldest son and his sire.​

When the family seems to have completely fallen apart,​ they decide to turn their collective rage on what they believe to be the source of their troubles: the newest member of the Tenge family,​ the youngest sister Ayako.​

Story and art by Osamu Tezuka.​

(added on 2010-06-13, modified on 2012-05-28)

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