Publisher description for Ichiro / written & illustrated by Ryan Inzana.

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Ichiro lives in New York City with his Japanese mother. His father, an American soldier, was killed in Iraq. Now, Ichi’s mom has decided they should move back to Japan to live with Ichi’s grandfather.
___Grandfather becomes Ichi’s tour guide, taking him to temples as well as the Hiroshima Peace Park, where Ichi starts to question the nature of war. After a supernatural encounter with the gods and creatures of Japanese mythology, Ichi must face his fears if he is to get back home. In doing so, he learns about the nature of man, of gods, and of war. He also learns there are no easy answers—for gods or men.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Japanese Americans -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Monsters -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Grandfathers -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Japan -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Fantasy comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.
Japanese Americans -- Fiction.
Monsters -- Fiction.
Grandfathers -- Fiction.
Japan -- Fiction.
Japan -- Fiction. -- sears
Supernatural -- Fiction. -- sears
Gods and goddesses -- Fiction. -- sears