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"The Love Suicides At Sonezaki" adapted by Chieko Kobayashi
Tokubei and Ohatsu are forbidden to love each other, but their attempt to hide their love leads to scandal, a stolen dowry, betrayal, drunken brawls and suicide.
Based on the classic play by Chikamatsu Monzaemon, considered the Shakespeare of Japan. From the tradition of bunraku, a type of puppet theater thematically similar to Kabuki.
5.8" x 8.25", 36 pages. $5
B+w covers and interior
* a bilingual comic (Japanese + English) *