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Usagi Yojimbo

Usagi Yojimbo is heavily influenced by Japanese cinema, with a serious and reflective tone.  Usagi Yojimbo (兎用心棒) literally means 'rabbit bodyguard.'

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Usagi Yojimbo,
the Warrior Rabbit

Usagi Yojimbo, first published in 1984, continues to this day.

Usagi Yojimbo is one of the longest independent serialized comic book series in existence.

Stan Sakai , the sole creator, author, and artist became famous with the creation of Usagi Yojimbo, the epic saga of Miyamoto Usagi, a samurai rabbit living in late-sixteenth and early-seventeenth-century Japan.  Since then, Stan Sakai has received numerous awards for Usagi Yojimbo including the  National Cartoonists Society Award, the Parents Choice Award, and multiple Eisner Awards.   

The Samurai

Learn more about the unique comic book series created by Stan Sakai.

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The Cast

Browse through the information compiled around each character in the series.

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The Space Series

Check out Stan's comic adventures - Space Usagi!

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