FURARI HC (RES)
FANFARE presents PONENT MON
(W) Jiro Taniguchi (A/CA) Jiro Taniguchi
"Furari" could be translated as "aimlessly," "at random," or "go with the flow." But our stroller this time leaves nothing to chance. Six times Eisner Award nominee Jiro Taniguchi returns with this delightful and insightful tale of life in a Japan long forgotten. Inspired by an historical figure, Tadataka Ino (1745 - 1818), Taniguchi invites us to join this unnamed but appealing and picturesque figure as he strolls through the various districts of Edo, the ancient Tokyo, with its thousand little pleasures. Taniguchi slips easily into the heart and mind of this early cartographer and reveals his world to us in full graphic detail so we may fully perceive and understand.
In Shops: Aug 16, 2017