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Jiro Taniguchi

Jiro Taniguchi was born August 14th, 1947 in Tottori, Japan. He spent five years as assistant to the late mangaka Kyuta Ishikawa in Tokyo in the 60's then debuted himself in 1971 inside Young Comics. 'A Journal Of My Father' is one of several of his books which reflect on his own past which include our best selling 'A Distant Neighborhood' and 'A Zoo In Winter' from this great creator who sadly died in February 2017 aged just 69.