Genkaku Picasso, Volume 1

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VIZ Media LLC, Nov 2, 2010 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 256 pages
4 Reviews
Sometimes a picture can tell more than a thousand words.

Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for T+ audiences. Having cheated death, Hikaru Hamura must save himself by using his artistic abilities to help others.

Hikari Hamura, nicknamed Picasso because of his natural artistic abilities, survived a horrible accident, but his friend Chiaki wasn't so lucky. Suddenly, Chiaki appears in front of him and tells him in order to keep living he must help the people around him. Can Hikari save people with his sketchbook and a 2B pencil?

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User Review  - Shimmin - LibraryThing

The end of this little series about a boy with supernatural artistic skills. Honestly, I've begun to feel (or notice, or care) that it's over-simplifying quite complex things about solving serious ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElizaJane - LibraryThing

Reason for Reading: Next (and last) book in the series. Volume 3, the last in this trilogy, continues on with the theme of the previous books with Picasso drawing the heart of another student and ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Furuya debuted as a manga artist in an avant-garde comics magazine called Garo in 1994. Since then, his manga have appeared in Young Sunday and other major weekly magazines. His work has also been published in English in VIZ's PULP magazine and Secret Comics Japan. VIZ published his book Short Cuts in 2003.

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