Hayao Miyazaki Today is known for his work as director, but anime fans even consider him as a living legend. Currently, miyazaki is very busy working on its next movie, but while we wait for its eventual premiere, the fans of the filmmaker will be happy to know that the first manga of him will finally come to our territory with everything and dubbing into English.

Thanks to First Second, Shuna’s Journey will eventually arrive at West for the first time after 40 years of being published originally at Japan . Alex Dudok De Wit, Author and journalist, will be responsible for translating it. According to Wit Dudok, Shuna’s Journey is “a tribute to Emonogatari comics that become popular in Japan decades ago.”

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Mark Siegel, Editorial Director for First Second , affirms that this manga will help the fans know more about the personal growth of miyazaki when counting a story:

“Fans of Princess Mononoke and Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind will be happy to find small tracks of these masterpieces in these incredible pages painted with watercolor by Miyazaki himself.”

Shuna’s Journey was originally published in Japan in 1983 , and although your arrival was already confirmed at West , we still do not have an exact date.