Ooku: The Inner Chambers, Vol. 1 (Paperback)

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By Fumi Yoshinaga, Fumi Yoshinaga (Illustrator)
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R to L (Japanese Style). In Edo period Japan, a strange new disease called the Red Pox has begun to prey on the country's men. Within eighty years of the first outbreak, the male population has fallen by seventy-five percent. Women have taken on all the roles traditionally granted to men, even that of the Shogun. The men, precious providers of life, are carefully protected. And the most beautiful of the men are sent to serve in the Shogun's Inner Chamber...

About the Author


Fumi Yoshinaga is a Tokyo-born manga creator who debuted in 1994 with Tsuki to Sandaru (The Moon and the Sandals). In 2006, she was named one of the top twenty creators who have contributed to the world of shojo manga by Professor Masami Toku in her touring exhibit Shojo Manga: Girl Power! Yoshinaga has won numerous awards, including the 2002 Kodansha Manga Award for her series Antique Bakery and the 2006 Japan Media Arts Festival Excellence Award for Ooku.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781421527475
ISBN-10: 1421527472
Publisher: Viz Media
Publication Date: August 18th, 2009
Pages: 216
Language: English
Series: Ooku: The Inner Chambers