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Say It With Manga, World War II Edition

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World War II is the topic up for discussion this week, and there are many fine manga on this culturally touchy subject.  We have very few available in English, one of which I’ve already talked about (Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths, by Shigeru Mizuki).  The three here take three completely different narrative approaches.  One is set during the bombing of Hiroshima and deals with the direct aftermath, another is a slice-of-life story about the consequences of the bombing in everyday life set sometime after, and the third is an Inglorious Basterds-style action story, and one of my all-time favorites.

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