Furari (book review) Jirō Taniguchi (Creator)

241019: this is very like ‘walking man’ by taniguchi https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/684533.The_Walking_Man but set in shogunate edo. not much plot, just images. wandering, experiencing, the simple life. each chapter focuses on single elements, not dramatically or more than gently symbolic. this is possibly how to view edo romantically and culturally as essence of japan, in beautiful line drawings, clear composition, still images, minimal dialogue. this is not japan currently known but as nostalgically rendered...

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