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Dementia 21

Shintaro Kago
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This product will be shipped on 08/31/2018

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Yukie Sakai is a sprightly young home health aide eager to help her elderly clients. But what seems like a simple, straightforward job quickly turns into a series of increasingly surreal and bizarre adventures that put Yukie’s wits to the test! In one story, she reluctantly takes on the arduous task of caring for three elderly women singlehandedly. But when more and more sick and ailing women mysteriously appear in the house each day, she soon finds herself up to her neck (literally) in old people! In another, she discovers that her senile client has supernatural powers that, if unchecked, could bring about the end of the world! And in yet another, she must contend with a set of sentient dentures hell-bent on controlling elderly minds!

Shintaro Kago is one of the most inventive and twisted visual stylists in manga today. Well known for combining the traditional manga style with a hyper realistic illustration technique, his adventurous, even experimental visual storytelling approach, and his outrageously sexual and scatological subject matter, he single-handedly created his own genre referred to as “fashionable paranoia.” All of his trademark virtues (and vices) are on full display in Dementia 21, a veritable flood of outré, eerie, darkly comedic tales that strain the bounds of the imagination.

Pages:
300
Colors:
black & white
Format:
Softcover
Dimensions:
7.75" 11.25"
ISBN-13:
978-1-68396-106-2
Year:
2018
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PLEASE NOTE: All pre-ordered books are shipped via Media Mail in the U.S. and Air Mail internationally. Please select the appropriate shipping method when checking out to avoid being overcharged for shipping!

Yukie Sakai is a sprightly young home health aide eager to help her elderly clients. But what seems like a simple, straightforward job quickly turns into a series of increasingly surreal and bizarre adventures that put Yukie’s wits to the test! In one story, she reluctantly takes on the arduous task of caring for three elderly women singlehandedly. But when more and more sick and ailing women mysteriously appear in the house each day, she soon finds herself up to her neck (literally) in old people! In another, she discovers that her senile client has supernatural powers that, if unchecked, could bring about the end of the world! And in yet another, she must contend with a set of sentient dentures hell-bent on controlling elderly minds!

Shintaro Kago is one of the most inventive and twisted visual stylists in manga today. Well known for combining the traditional manga style with a hyper realistic illustration technique, his adventurous, even experimental visual storytelling approach, and his outrageously sexual and scatological subject matter, he single-handedly created his own genre referred to as “fashionable paranoia.” All of his trademark virtues (and vices) are on full display in Dementia 21, a veritable flood of outré, eerie, darkly comedic tales that strain the bounds of the imagination.

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