Vagabond Vol 3 VIZBIG Edition

R to L (Japanese Style) Enlightenment by Way of the SwordReal-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time.

Author: Takehiko Inoue

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421522456

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

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R to L (Japanese Style) Enlightenment by Way of the SwordReal-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time. The quintessential warrior philosopher, Musashi authored A Book of Five Rings, a theoretical guide to military strategy still used today. But the path to enlightenment is an endless journey, and to get there through violent means--by way of the sword--makes mere survival an even greater challenge. One with Heaven and EarthMusashi suffers a humiliating defeat against Inshun, the second-generation master of Hôzôin Temple. To prepare for a rematch, Musashi undertakes an intense spiritual and physical training regimen with a most unlikely teacher--Inshun's predecessor, the founder of the Hôzôin Spear Technique. To attain the focus necessary to take on the most technically proficient and deadliest fighter he has ever faced, Musashi will first have to confront his own deep-seated personal demons.

Vagabond VIZBIG Edition Vol 1

• This VIZBIG edition of Vagabond contains Volumes 1-3, bonus color content, and updated text. • A 27+ volume manga series - Vagabond is on Japan’s top ten best seller’s list with over 100 million volumes in print. • Vagabond has ...

Author: Takehiko Inoue

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421520544

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 728

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Three volumes in one! A prestige treatment of Inoue’s epic samurai series with bonus content, color pages, storyboard samples and more! Real-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time. The quintessential warrior-philosopher, Musashi authored A Book of Five Rings, a classic treatise in the canon of world philosophy and military strategy. But the path to enlightenment is an endless journey, and to get there through violent means--by way of the sword--makes mere survival an even greater challenge. Invincible Under the Sun At seventeen years of age, Miyamoto Musashi--still known by his childhood name, Shinmen Takezō--was a wild young brute just setting out along the way of the sword. In the aftermath of the epic Battle of Sekigahara, Takezō finds himself a fugitive survivor on the losing side of the war. Takezō's vicious nature has made him an outcast even in his own village, and he is hunted down like an animal. At this crucial crossroads in Takezō's life, an eccentric monk and a childhood friend are the only ones who can help him find his way.

Vagabond VIZBIG Edition Vol 8

Get It All--Get Big!

Author: Takehiko Inoue

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421522821

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 624

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Three volumes in one! A prestige treatment of Inoue’s epic samurai series with bonus content, color pages, storyboard samples and more! Real-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time. The quintessential warrior-philosopher, Musashi authored A Book of Five Rings, a classic treatise in the canon of world philosophy and military strategy. But the path to enlightenment is an endless journey, and to get there through violent means--by way of the sword--makes mere survival an even greater challenge. Confrontation Musashi has returned to Kyoto one year after he last attempted to take on the mighty Yoshioka School, and the entire city is abuzz anticipating the rematch to come. When the elder disciples of the Yoshioka discover the unbelievable progress Musashi has made along the way of the sword, they plot to defeat him however they can--even if it means resorting to dishonorable means.

Vagabond VIZBIG Edition Vol 9

Get It All--Get Big!

Author: Takehiko Inoue

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421523132

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 200

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Three volumes in one! A prestige treatment of Inoue’s epic samurai series with bonus content, color pages, storyboard samples and more! Real-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time. The quintessential warrior-philosopher, Musashi authored A Book of Five Rings, a classic treatise in the canon of world philosophy and military strategy. But the path to enlightenment is an endless journey, and to get there through violent means--by way of the sword--makes mere survival an even greater challenge. It's been one year since Yoshioka Denshichiro granted Musashi a reprieve for a rematch. Denshichiro may have been a better swordsman back then, but with Musashi before him now, he realizes the truly incredible strides his opponent has made in such a short period of time. By sheer force of will, a reluctant Denshichiro moves forward into the fight. And what will the deadly repercussions be for Musashi after this duel that's all but already won?

Vagabond VIZBIG Edition Vol 7

Historical tale of enlightenment by way of the sword - 3 volumes collected in 1! R to L (Japanese Style). Historical tale of enlightenment by way of the sword - 3 volumes collected in 1!

Author: Takehiko Inoue

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421522814

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 640

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Three volumes in one! A prestige treatment of Inoue’s epic samurai series with bonus content, color pages, storyboard samples and more! Real-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time. The quintessential warrior-philosopher, Musashi authored A Book of Five Rings, a classic treatise in the canon of world philosophy and military strategy. But the path to enlightenment is an endless journey, and to get there through violent means--by way of the sword--makes mere survival an even greater challenge. The Distant Ocean In the aftermath of the bloody Battle of Sekigahara, Sasaki Kojirō, the man destined to be Musashi's opponent in the most famous duel in Japanese history, finds himself alone amidst desperate refugees and vicious hunters. Despite being pushed to his limits, Kojirō is far from daunted by his peril and instead thrives with an almost supernatural serenity. Driven by his macabre thirst for battle, Kojirō is transformed into the ultimate swordsman.

Vagabond Vol 10 VIZBIG Edition

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Author: Takehiko Inoue

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421529158

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 200

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Get It All--Get Big!; The 3-in-1 Edition Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for M audiences. Musashi is at the greatest crossroads of his life. After surviving his single-handed battle against the seventy men of Yoshioka Clan, Musashi is left with an injury that may lead to the end of his sword-fighting days. Could this mean he will escape from the spiral of death and killing that has been at the very center of his being for so long, or will the way of the sword be too tempting for him to walk away from?

Vagabond VIZBIG Edition Vol 6

Historical tale of enlightenment by way of the sword - 3 volumes collected in 1! Historical tale of enlightenment by way of the sword - 3 volumes collected in 1! Reads R to L (Japanese Style).

Author: Takehiko Inoue

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421522807

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 584

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Three volumes in one! A prestige treatment of Inoue’s epic samurai series with bonus content, color pages, storyboard samples and more! Real-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time. The quintessential warrior-philosopher, Musashi authored A Book of Five Rings, a classic treatise in the canon of world philosophy and military strategy. But the path to enlightenment is an endless journey, and to get there through violent means--by way of the sword--makes mere survival an even greater challenge. Sasaki Kojirō is the man destined to become Miyamoto Musashi's greatest rival and opponent in the most well-known duel in the annals of Japanese history. As a deaf-mute young man coming of age in a remote seaside village, Kojirō's innate ability with the sword compels him to become even better. This drive takes him beyond the borders of his peaceful village into the violent and chaotic world of feudal era Japan in the midst of a bloody war.

Vagabond Vol 5 VIZBIG Edition

Historical tale of enlightenment by way of the sword - 3 volumes collected in 1!

Author: Takehiko Inoue

Publisher: VIZ Media LLC

ISBN: 9781421522470

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 624

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Historical tale of enlightenment by way of the sword - 3 volumes collected in 1! R to L (Japanese Style). "Glimmering Waves" In a remote seaside village, an abandoned infant is left to the care of a reclusive old man who has all but renounced the ways of the world. This helpless child is destined to become Sasaki Kojirô--the legendary archrival of Miyamoto Musashi. Inoue's unique take on this enigmatic figure sets up the foundation for his fictional account of the most famous rivalry in Japanese history. Striving for enlightenment by way of the sword, Miyamoto Musashi is prepared to cut down anyone who stands in his way. Vagabond is an action-packed portrayal of the life and times of the quintessential warrior-philosopher--the most celebrated samurai of all time!

Graphic Novels A Guide to Comic Books Manga and More 2nd Edition

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hardcover; 978-1-61655- 609-9. 3 Vol. 2. 2015. ... in 2008, VIZ Media has
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Author: Michael Pawuk

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440851360

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 719

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Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections

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