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  • © 2017 Yuichi Okadaya / NIHONBUNGEISHA Co., Ltd.

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Ooedo Kuniyoshi Yoshidukushi

OKADAYA Yuichi

Manga published in book form, in magazine [Japan]

Even UTAGAWA Kuniyoshi, well known through- out Edo as an unparalleled artist, had in his youth received the cold shoulder from art masters, and fell into hard times. Then, ENSHUYA Sakichi, a wealthy merchant, met Kuniyoshi and became enthralled with his talent. This work boldly weaves truth and ction into the fabric of the fateful en- counter with Sakichi that provided the chance for Kuniyoshi to emerge from the troubled times of his youth to popular artist, as well as the backdrop for his determination to draw samurai illustrations.

© 2017 Yuichi Okadaya / NIHONBUNGEISHA Co., Ltd.

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OKADAYA Yuichi

Japan

Former name was OKADAYA Tetsuzo. Manga artist. Made manga artist debut in 2017. Changed name in 2016.

( 2018 )

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