The manga series Takeki Ōgon no Kuni: Takahashi Korekiyo by Hiroshi Motomiya has concluded in the latest issue of Shueisha’s Grand Jump magazine. The manga, which started its serialization in December 2021, focuses on the life of politician Korekiyo Takahashi.
Who is credited with pulling Japan out of the economic depression through his controversial financial policies. The manga is part of Motomiya’s series that features real-life Japanese historical figures. His previous series revolved around Kimimasa Yuri, while his most recent one featured Sontoku Ninomiya.
Hiroshi Motomiya is a veteran manga artist who debuted in 1965. He has created many popular manga titles such as Otoko Ippiki Gaki Daisho, Ore no Sora, and Otokogi, which have been adapted into live-action and anime series. Salaryman Kintaro, another of his manga series, has been intermittently serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump magazine since 1994. It has also inspired a live-action film and several drama series.
Takeki Ōgon no Kuni: Takahashi Korekiyo is a historical manga that offers a fascinating insight into the life of a key figure in Japan’s economic history. The manga delves into the personal and political struggles that Takahashi faced during his tenure as the Minister of Finance and Prime Minister of Japan.
Motomiya’s art style and storytelling masterfully capture the tension and drama of the era, depicting the character of Takahashi in a nuanced and complex way. The manga also provides a window into the social and economic conditions of Japan during the early 20th century. Overall, Takeki Ōgon no Kuni: Takahashi Korekiyo is a must-read for history buffs, manga enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the intersection of politics and economics.
Source: Anime News Network