Kaiji Kawaguchi

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Kaiji Kawaguchi
Born (1948-07-27) July 27, 1948 (age 66)
Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Area(s) Manga artist
Notable works
Actor
The Silent Service
Zipang
A Spirit of the Sun
Awards 11th Kodansha Manga Award for general manga – Actor
14th Kodansha Manga Award for general manga – The Silent Service
26th Kodansha Manga Award for general manga – Zipang
51st Shogakukan Manga Award for general manga – A Spirit of the Sun

Kaiji Kawaguchi (Japanese: 川口 開治 or かわぐち かいじ Hepburn: Kawaguchi Kaiji?, born July 27, 1948) is a Japanese manga author whose works include Eagle and Zipang. Generally, his stories involve Japan and examine the moral choices that people make in extreme situations. He received the Kodansha Manga Award three times, for Actor in 1987, for The Silent Service in 1990, and for Zipang in 2002.[1][2] He has also received the Shogakukan Manga Award, for A Spirit of the Sun in 2006.[3]

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  1. ^ Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Archived from the original on 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 
  2. ^ "過去の受賞者一覧 : 講談社漫画賞 : 講談社「おもしろくて、ためになる」出版を" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 
  3. ^ "小学館漫画賞: 歴代受賞者" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved 2007-08-19. 

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