After being exposed to Tatsumi’s work for the first time through the movie named after the artist, I felt amazed, flustered and a little grossed out. Tatsumi’s genius definitely resides in all the contrasting emotions that each of his stories manage to evoke in the viewer.
Yoshihiro Tatsumi is a renowned Japanese comic book artist. He created gekiga, a style that shifted manga (Japanese comic books) from conventional child-oriented themes to darker adult-oriented ones.
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