Twelve, the bold new series from award-winning mangaka Atsuhisa Okura (illustrator of WIRED magazine's acclaimed "Manga Conquers America" article), continues in Part 2: Libra.
We are introduced to the beautiful and mysterious Lady Freya, whose ethereal presence belies a tremendous power. Driven by a vision of the arrival of the next Buddha, she must subvert the leadership of a corrupt king to retrieve the fabled Egg of Miroku. But the sinister Twelve Angels have other plans for our fair lady...
About the Artist
When Atsuhisa Okura isn't hard at work teaching classes or drawing comics for Manga University, he's creating an international sensation by taking his art to new places and new readers.
In 2007 he was commissioned to illustrate "Manga Conquers America," an award-winning 10-page article for Wired magazine. That same year, his work was featured in museum exhibitions in the United Kingdom and the United States.
In Japan, his stories have appeared in Business Jump and Shonen Magazine, and he is a past recipient of the Kodansha and Shueisha prizes for Best New Manga Artist.
He lives in Tokyo.