The Witcher: Ronin (Manga)
Geralt is the Witcher. His job is to hunt yokai and oni for coin. While battling the spirits, demons, and other monsters of Japanese folklore, he is confronted with a moral dilemma. Each battle leads him closer to finding Yuki Onna, the Lady of Snow. Gerald hopes encountering Yuki Onna will lead him to the one he seeks.
The Witcher: Ronin is a manga graphic novel from the creative team of Rafal Jaki and Hataya. Published by Black Horse Books, this Japanese-style comic book is typical of manga. Borrowing Andrzej Sapkowski’s protagonist, Jaki sets his story during Edo-period Japan. It is an exciting tale utilizing Japanese mythology. Hataya brings the characters and creatures to life through his artwork. As thrilling as the story is, the illustrations are the true treasures of this book.
This publication includes a helpful glossary of the yokai and oni featured in this graphic novel. The entries are detailed descriptions of the creatures. Fans of the Witcher will appreciate the Ronin offshoot. Collectors of Hataya’s art will love the splendor of each illustration.
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