Tag Archives: Garo

“Tragedy” and Trauma: The Gekiga of Kuniko Tsurita

Kuniko Tsurita’s manga has finally come to English for the first time, making it possible for this chapter of gekiga to be explored more widely. It’s a major event, and Helen’s here to explain why. Continue reading


Charting the Beginnings

An ongoing look at the history of alternative manga. First, an overview—and a statement of purpose. Continue reading