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More bizarre and hilarious adventures with everyone's favorite one-eyed boy

In the fourth installment of Shigeru Mizuki's Kitaro series readers meet a whole new cast of yokai monsters, including a giant Cyclops, the villainous Blackbeard, and a malefic sea captain who attempts to summon hell on Earth. The lead adventure "Yokai Cloth," follows Kitaro and his gang as they intercept a plot by Chinese yokai who want to enslave the Japanese population to turn the country into a yokai paradise, bringing forth the largest yokai battle yet But anyone familiar with Kitaro knows that even the toughest yokai squad is no match for him. With the help of a few friends and some funky magic, Kitaro will do everything in his power to outwit and outplay all who challenge him.

Drawn & Quarterly's kid-friendly edition showcases stories from the golden age of Kitaro, now available for the very first time in English. It also features a bonus "History of Kitaro" essay and more yokai files by the award-winning series translator and Mizuki scholar Zack Davisson. Comedy, folklore, horror, and action meld in Kitaro's Strange Adventures, epitomizing the whimsical all-age stories that make Kitaro one of Japan's most celebrated and beloved characters.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781770462861
  • ISBN-10: 1770462864
  • Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly
  • Publish Date: October 2017
  • Dimensions: 7.4 x 4.9 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.45 pounds
  • Page Count: 192
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-18