Usagi Yojimbo #8

Writer: Stan Sakai Artist: Stan Sakai Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: February 5, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 5
8.3Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

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"Tatami," Part 1 of 2. Usagi returns to his home province only to find intrigue and betrayal! An important tea ceremony is about to take place, but what sinister plan does Lord Hikiji have for it and how are the Neko ninja clan involved?

A new storyline that acts as a great jumping on point!

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Feb 8, 2020

    One never knows when little events become tied to bigger ones. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Chase Magnett Feb 5, 2020

    Usagi Yojimbo #8 features ninjas, imperial intrigue, and a sword-filled ambush, but even in the midst of so much excitement, it's a short sequence on the construction of tatami mats at the start of the issue that stands out most. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Feb 11, 2020

    The mats are of far more importance than just their monetary value, and Usagi's involvement in their protection against the Neko isn't likely to earn him any friends among the ninja as the story concludes next month. Worth a look. Read Full Review

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