Buddha Manga Volume 2

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SKU: 9781932234572

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About Buddha Manga Volume 2

Buddha 2: The Four Encounters features story and art by Osamu Tezuka.

Siddhartha, a frail and sensitive child, grows weary of palace life. He escapes, falls in love, loses love, returns to the palace, marries, has a child, and, finally, becomes an itinerant monk.


  • Publisher: VERTICAL
  • Media: Manga
  • Genre: Drama
  • Themes: Historical, Supernatural
  • Age Rating: 14+
  • Release Date: 10/30/2006
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensional Weight: 1
  • Written Language: English

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The Journey of Siddhartha Begins

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From the godfather of manga, Osamu Tezuka, the continuing story of Gautama Buddha brings even more to the field than the first volume.

The second volume gives us much of the young Siddhartha, born a fairly sickly child, as he grows and begins to question larger than life topics such as, "What happens when you die?" and "If we as classes are separated, why do we all die equally?" He proves to be a rambunctious young man as he gets older and goes out into the world with the help of a grown Tatta and ends up meeting the sexy bandit girl Migaila.

Once again I recommend this series highly. It keeps getting better and much more interesting as I continue, so I hope you join me!