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Shirahime-Syo: Snow Goddess Tales

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Publisher Comments:

Legends say that when it snows, it is because the snow princess is crying. From CLAMP, creators of Chobits and Cardcaptor Sakura, comes a collection of five tragic tales, all connected by the bond of snow. Shirahime-syo is CLAMP's tribute to traditional Japanese form and storytelling. Featuring luscious watercolors and gentle brushstrokes, it is a beautiful departure from CLAMP's usual fare. Discover for yourself the mystery behind the snow...

About the Author

What is CLAMP?

CLAMP is the four-woman manga studio that creates the world's most popular manga. For the past 15 years they have worked non-stop, creating everything from the adorable shojo (girls comic) hit Cardcaptor Sakura, to the dark and brooding Tokyo Babylon, to the sci-fi romantic comedy Chobits. Currently they are working on four series: Legal Drug, X, Tsubasa: Resevoir Chronicle and xxxHolic. The group also has a close relationship with anime studio Madhouse, which has adapted most of CLAMP's manga into equally successful anime.

2004 marks the team's 15th anniversary, and to celebrate they are working on a retrospective collection called CLAMP no Kiseki, available from TOKYOPOP in 2005.

Member Bios

Ageha Ohkawa
Role: team leader; story & script
DOB: March 2
Blood-type: A
Birthplace: Osaka

Satsuki Igarashi
Role: design; art assistant
DOB: Feb 8
Blood type: A
Birthplace: Born in Kyoto, raised in Shiga

Tsubaki Nekoi
Role: art assistant; chibi artist; lead artist on Wish, Legal Drug, Suki, The One I Love
DOB: January 21
Blood-type: O
Birthplace: Kyoto

Mokona
Role: lead artist; colors
DOB: June 16
Blood-type: A
Birthplace: Kyoto

Series Description

Shirahime-Syo was first published as a single-volume manga compilation in Japan in 1992 by Asuka Comics DX. It comprises three fantasy folk tales revolving around the Snow Goddess (Shirahime-Syo), whose tears are said to create snow.

This anthology is a must-have for any CLAMP enthusiast — the illustration style employed by the quartet is a significant — and stunningly lovely — departure from their usual technique.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781591828600
Subtitle:
Snow Goddess Tales Softcover
Publisher:
TokyoPop LANGUAGE: eng
Author:
CLAMP
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Graphic Novels - Manga
Publication Date:
20040615
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
132
Dimensions:
7.52x5.00x.49 in. .32 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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