Kino No Tabi

Kino No Tabi

The Beautiful World

Book - 2006-
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Kino, a girl with an anthropomorphic motorcycle named Hermes, travels from country to country, staying only three days in each, absorbing the great good and horrible ugliness of each part of the world.
Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Tokyopop, c2006-
ISBN: 9781598164558
1598164554
Branch Call Number: SHIGUSA
Characteristics: 205 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Alternative Title: Beautiful world

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Staff Book Review: Kino No Tabi

Kino No Tabi is the novelized version of the popular anime series Kino’s Journey. Although published by Tokyopop in 2006, it is not a manga. The descriptive style of writing could easily work as a manga and it is a good companion piece with the DVD, Kino’s Journey, which is also available from Surrey Libraries. This young adult novel is set in a post-apocalyptic future Japan although any r (more)


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"Kino No Tabi is the novelized version of the popular anime series Kino’s Journey." - Shane


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Aug 07, 2018

This is the print version of the anime Kino’s Journey. It puts the episodes in a slightly different order and gives more back story to the anime series. It is a very surrealist novel and it brings the reader into a world that may be post apocalyptic or just a Japan in a different time stream it is hard to tell and not explained and yet unimportant to the premise. The novel is about a young traveler and a talking anthropomorphisized motorcycle. They both stay only three days in each city state and of course something happens that is life altering to both traveler and city state citizens during the visit.

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