The World War II manga by one of Japan’s greatest directors.
If you were a fan in the ’90s, you probably remember that people wouldn’t shut up about Shirow. Here’s one series most diehards never got to read.
Farewell to Weapons includes many of the hallmarks that would define Otomo’s success: intricate artwork, a post-apocalyptic setting, obsessively-detailed rubble, and man fighting against his own creation.
GREY: Best Collection included an article about artist Yoshihisa Tagami. It’s a bit odd.
There’s been no shortage of creative people who’ve put their touch on the Gundam franchise over the last forty years, few are as under appreciated as Kazuhisa Kondo.
Though he’s been out of the manga game for well over a decade, Masamune Shirow’s work continues to be tapped for adaption by the Japanese animation industry.
Yoshihisa Tagami’s comic was one of the first manga titles I ever read, and all nostalgia aside, it still holds up as a post-apocalyptic action series with great art and some staggeringly cool designs.