¢ This VIZBIG edition of Vagabond contains Volumes 1-3, bonus color content, and updated text. ¢ A 27+ volume manga series - Vagabond is on Japan's top ten best seller's list with over 100 million volumes in print. ¢ Vagabond has sold over 22 million copies worldwide! (Not including Japan's sales). ¢ Vagabond is based on the novel, Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa. Originally written in the early 40's, Yoshikawa's fictional account became so well known that his version has blurred fact from fiction. ¢ VIZ Media is currently releasing the translated edition of Vagabond only three months after the Japanese release! ¢ The popularity of Vagabond has been attributed to NHK's drama TV series based on Yohikawa's novel. ¢ There have been 6 films and 2 TV series based on Miyamoto Musashi's life. ¢ Inoue received the 2000 Media Arts award for manga from the Japanese Ministry of Culture and the Kodansha award for best manga for his work on Vagabond. ¢ Nominated for 2003 Eisner Award in the category for Best Writer/Artist! ¢ "...reads like an Akira Kurosawa film captured on the printed page." -Cliff Biggers, Comic Buyer's Guide ¢ Inoue has personally created licensed merchandise on a small scale, so that the products will meet his standards of quality. ¢ Inoue's previous series Slam Dunk has over 100 million copies in print worldwide. ¢ Everything Takehiko Inoue has published has hit the top ten sales list in Japan.
Three volumes in one! A prestige treatment of Inoue's epic samurai series with bonus content, color pages, storyboard samples and more!Real-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time. The quintessential warrior-philosopher, Musashi authored A Book of Five Rings, a classic treatise in the canon of world philosophy and military strategy. But the path to enlightenment is an endless journey, and to get there through violent means--by way of the sword--makes mere survival an even greater challenge.Invincible Under the SunAt seventeen years of age, Miyamoto Musashi--still known by his childhood name, Shinmen Takez?--was a wild young brute just setting out along the way of the sword.In the aftermath of the epic Battle of Sekigahara, Takez? finds himself a fugitive survivor on the losing side of the war. Takez?'s vicious nature has made him an outcast even in his own village, and he is hunted down like an animal. At this crucial crossroads in Takez?'s life, an eccentric monk and a childhood friend are the only ones who can help him find his way.
Author: Takehiko Inoue (Created by), Takehiko Inoue
Size: 8.6 in H x 5.8 in W x 2 in T
Release date: 16 September 2008
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