Barefoot Gen Manga Volume 1 (Hardcover)

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About Barefoot Gen Manga Volume 1 (Hardcover)

Barefoot Gen Manga Volume 1: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima features story and art by Keiji Nakazawa in this hardcover edition.

Barefoot Gen is the powerful, tragic, autobiographical story of the bombing of Hiroshima and its aftermath, seen through the eyes of the artist as a young boy growing up in Japan. The honest portrayal of emotions and experiences speaks to children and adults everywhere. Nakazawa's manga illustrates the true impact of nuclear weapons when used against a civilian population. It is vital reading for people of all ages, and especially for today's youth. By keeping this tragedy in our collective consciousness, we can strive to never repeat it and guide humanity towards a course of peace.

Barefoot Gen Volume 1: "A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima" details the events leading up to and immediately following the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.


  • Publisher: LAST GASP
  • Media: Manga
  • Genre: Documentary, Drama
  • Themes: Historical
  • Age Rating: 13+
  • Release Date: 10/15/2016
  • Page Count: 294
  • Dimensional Weight: 1.5
  • Written Language: English

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