His method

Inspirations Making it happen Richard Sakai Reading all sorts of comics Works of Stan Sakai His method Influence as a youth Manga vs. Comics Family’s acceptance Styles and influences Culture as a child Cultural influences

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Trying to do as much research as I can, but within reason, because for me the story should not be bogged down with trying to put too much research into the story. And that’s why I started doing the story notes in the back of the Usagi [Yojimbo] books. Little bibliographies, also more information about the stories themselves, different aspects of the culture that I’ve touched upon.

Date: September 28, 2010
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Lynn Yamasaki, Maria Kwong
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

comics manga Usagi Yojimbo

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