Real-life figure Miyamoto Musashi was the most celebrated samurai of all time. The quintessential warrior philosopher, Musashi authored A Book of Five Rings, a theoretical guide to military strategy still used today by modern-day businessmen. But the path to enlightenment in feudal era Japan was fraught with peril. At 17 years of age, Musashi – still known by his childhood name Shinmen Takezo – was a wild young brute just setting out along the way of the sword.
This BIG edition collects volumes 1-3 in an omnibus format.
By Takehiko Inoue