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Haruki Murakami manga stories  Cover Image Book Book

Haruki Murakami manga stories / adapted by Jean-Christophe Deveney ; illustrated by PMGL ; original onomatopeia by Misato Morita ; [English translation Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd.].

Deveney, Jean-Christophe, 1977- (adapter.). Pmgl, 1980- (artist.). Murakami, Haruki, 1949- Based on (work): Kaeru-kun, Tōkyō o sukuu. (Added Author). Murakami, Haruki, 1949- Based on (work): Doko de are sore ga mitsukarisōna basho de. (Added Author). Murakami, Haruki, 1949- Based on (work): Bāsudei gāru. (Added Author). Murakami, Haruki, 1949- Based on (work): Nanbanme no otoko. (Added Author). Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd., (translator.). Tuttle Publishing (Firm), (publisher.).


"For the first time in English, the work of master Haruki Murakami is available in manga form. In this collection you'll find striking full-color adaptations of these iconic short stories: Super-frog saves Tokyo -- A few days after an earthquake, Katagirl-san finds a giant frog in his home. The frog promises to save Tokyo from the next earthquake, but Katagiri-san must help him. Is this real, or a dream? Where I'm likely to find it -- A woman's husband goes missing and she hires a detective to find him. As the detective picks up clues about the man's whereabouts, he reflects on the meaning of his own life. Birthday girl -- A woman tells a friend the story of a surreal encounter on her twentieth birthday with the owner of the restaurant where she works. The seventh man -- A man who is deeply scarred by the depth of his childhood friend must find a way to deal with this trauma as an adult."-- Back cover.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9784805317648 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 4805317647 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 142 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Tokyo : Tuttle Publishing, an imprint of Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd., 2023.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Super-frog saves Tokyo -- Where I'm likely to find it -- Birthday girl -- The seventh man.
Language Note:
In English, translated from the French.
Subject: Murakami, Haruki, 1949- > Graphic novel adaptations.
Short stories > Comic books, strips, etc.
Japan > Social life and customs > 20th century > Comic books, strips, etc.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Short stories.
Graphic novel adaptations.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 741.5952 M972hd 2023 (Text) 33126025966577 New YA Graphic Novels Available -
Erlanger Branch 741.5952 M972hd 2023 (Text) 33126025966551 New YA Graphic Novels Available -
Independence Branch 741.5952 M972hd 2023 (Text) 33126025966585 New YA Graphic Novels Available -

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