Works of Stan Sakai

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

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I know Grasscutter, the first Grasscutter, that’s Usagi Yojimbo book 12, took about five years to fully research. But I was very happy with that. It also won the Eisner Award, which is like the biggest award in American comic books. And it received an American Library Association Award. It received a Hackster Award in Spain, and it was used as a Japanese History textbook at the University of Portland, Oregon.

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

American Library Association Award comics Eisner Award manga Usagi Yojimbo

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