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'Barefoot Gen' Author Dead at 73


Offbeat  (tags: world, war, Hiroshima, atomic bombing, died, Keiji Nakazawa, sufferings, story, comic, Hadashi no Gen, Barefoot Gen, anti-war, Japan, peace )

Naoko
- 475 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
HIROSHIMA - Keiji Nakazawa, author of "Hadashi no Gen" ("Barefoot Gen"), an iconic comic about the 1945 Hiroshima atomic bombing, has died of lung cancer at a hospotal in the city.



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Teresa W. (626)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 4:00 am
Condolences!
 

Bob P. (416)
Wednesday December 26, 2012, 5:43 am
R I P Condolences to the family for thier loss
 

Louise D. (34)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 2:01 pm
Being an Anime fan Barefoot Gen was one of the most powerful anti-war anime I have seen, the only other that could be considered to be it's equal is Grave of the Fireflies.
 

Sarah G. (110)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 2:27 pm
R I P
 

Suzanne L. (152)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 2:57 pm
TY Naoko. Amazing man. May he rest in peace.
 

Robert Hardy (64)
Thursday December 27, 2012, 6:58 pm
May you have an excellent rebirth. Thank you for what you did.
 
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