Ooku

Ooku

The Inner Chambers

Graphic Novel - 2009-
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"In Edo period Japan, a strange new disease called the Red Pox has begun to prey on the country's men. Within eighty years of the first outbreak, the male population has fallen by seventy-five percent. Women have taken on all the roles traditionally granted to men, even that of the Shogun. The men, precious providers of life, are carefully protected. And the most beautiful of the men are sent to serve in the Shogun's Inner Chamber"--Vol. 1, p. [4] of cover.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Viz Media,, 2009-
ISBN: 9781421527475
1421527472
Branch Call Number: OOKU
Characteristics: volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm

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mvkramer Sep 16, 2014

In this alternate history, a plague that strikes only men devastates Edo-era Japan. Women must take up the roles men used to fill - including the shogunate. This is the story of a line of female shoguns and their consorts and concubines. A great piece with many interesting stores and characters.


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mvkramer Sep 16, 2014

In this alternate history, a plague that strikes only men devastates Edo-era Japan. Women must take up the roles men used to fill - including the shogunate. This is the story of a line of female shoguns and their consorts and concubines. A great piece with many interesting stores and characters.

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