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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Shonen Gaho

少年画報

Shonen Gaho (Boys' Pictorial) was a popular manga of the 1960s and 70s published by Shonen Gahosha, which nowadays publishes such titles as Young King and Young King OURs.

Shonen Gaho manga

Aimed at young boys and teenagers, popular themes of the Shonen Gaho series were sports, space, war and science fiction.

Such well-known manga artists as Osamu Tezuka and Keiji Nakazawa, the author of Barefoot Gen have written for Shonen Gaho at some time during their careers.

Shonen Gaho, Japanese manga


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