Ooku by Fumi Yoshinaga

An alternate history of Japan in which women rule the country during the Edo period. Court intrigue, realities of a devastating plague, and a lot of subversion of traditional gender roles!

Volumes 1 and 2 recently won the 2009 Tiptree Award, which recognizes science fiction and fantasy works that explore and expand one's understanding of gender.

Ooku has also won the Sense of Gender Award, the Osamu Tezuka Cultural Award, and has been nominated for the Eisner Award.

Ooku: The Inner Chambers, Vol. 1 Cover Image
By Fumi Yoshinaga, Fumi Yoshinaga (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781421527475
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Published: Viz Media - August 18th, 2009