Manga Tarot

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SKU:
1710-01
UPC:
9780738710051
Configuration:
78 cards in standard cardboard box
Publication Status:
In Print
Condition:
New
Country of Publication:
Italy
Publication Year:
2006
Artist:
Anna Lazzarini

No doubt about it -- manga (Japanese comics) are popular in the west. And there are plenty of manga-based tarots on the market. The Italian tarot powerhouse of Lo Scarabeo jumps on the Manga bandwagon here, with a deck that's not based on a specific Asian manga, but attempts to capture the manga style in its imagery. The results are mixed -- the artwork is beautiful, and definitely Asian in flavor. But manga in style? A bit debatable, although it's clear that the style is manga-inspired. But, nickpicking aside, you could do a lot worse than to employ this deck for readings. The imagery is pleasant on whatever yardstick you use to measure it.