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I want to be Kafu: The way to be a cool old man like him

KURASHINA Ryo / KEN Tsukikage

Manga published in book form, in magazine [Japan]

NAGAI Kafu, who denounced the Westerniza- tion of Meiji Era Japan as fake, was Japan’s rst author to self- nance his travels to West- ern nations. This biographical ction is based on actual events and the works of Kafu, and draws upon his way of living in which, being unwavering in his own sel shness, he enjoyed freedoms from the normal constraints of life.

© Ryo Kurashina / Ken Tsukikage




Born in 1950. From Tochigi Prefecture. Formerly a manga artist. Original writer for manga.

( 2018 )

KEN Tsukikage


Born in 1941. From Nagasaki Prefecture. Manga artist.

( 2018 )

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