Ode to Kirihito

Ode to Kirihito

Paperback, 832 pages

Published October 24th 2006 by Vertical


It may or may not be contagious. There seems to be no cure for it. Yet, Monmow Disease, a life-threatening condition that transforms a person into a dog-like beast, is not the only villain in this shocking triumph of a medical thriller by manga-god Osamu Tezuka. Said to have been the personal favori......more


About the author(Osamu Tezuka)

Dr. Osamu Tezuka (

) was a Japanese manga artist, animator, producer and medical doctor, although he never practiced medicine. Born in Osaka Prefecture, he is best known as the creator of Astro Boy and Kimba the White Lion. He is often credited as the "Father of Anime", and is often consi......more

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