How to Take a Japanese Bath

How to Take a Japanese Bath

By Leonard Koren; Suehiro Maruo (Illustrator)

Stone Bridge Press, Paperback, 9781933330082, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2006


This edgy graphic gift book features the work of top manga artist Suehiro Maruo.

About the Author
Leonard Koren advises large and small international businesses on negotiating tactics and strategies. He lives in San Francisco.

Born on January 28, 1956 in Nagasaki. At a young age, Suehiro Maruo was an avid reader of comic. magazines such as "Shonen King" and "Shonen Magazine," and aspired to become a manga artist. At the age of 15, Maruo moved to Tokyo and look a job at the bookbinder Toppan in Tokyo. At 17, he showed his work to edito" at "Shonen Jump" but was told his work wasn't appropriate for their adolescent readers. After this, Maruo took a hiatus from attempting to publish his comic work. Suehiro Maruo made his debut as manga artist at the age of 24, with his work "Ribon no Kishi."