Genkaku Picasso, Volume 1 (Paperback)

By Usamaru Furuya, Usamaru Furuya (Illustrator)

Viz Media, 9781421536750, 249pp.

Publication Date: November 2, 2010

List Price: 9.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Sometimes a picture can tell more than a thousand words.

Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for T+ audiences. Having cheated death, Hikaru Hamura must save himself by using his artistic abilities to help others.

Hikari Hamura, nicknamed Picasso because of his natural artistic abilities, survived a horrible accident, but his friend Chiaki wasn't so lucky. Suddenly, Chiaki appears in front of him and tells him in order to keep living he must help the people around him. Can Hikari save people with his sketchbook and a 2B pencil?

About the Author

Furuya debuted as a manga artist in an avant-garde comics magazine called Garo in 1994. Since then, his manga have appeared in Young Sunday and other major weekly magazines. His work has also been published in English in VIZ's PULP magazine and Secret Comics Japan. VIZ published his book Short Cuts in 2003.