- CIRCLE OF BLOOD
future. A new age of corporate feudalism. The worlds of business,
organized crime, and politics now exist in a delicate interdependence.
Enter the Noh, a government agency that secretly polices that
balance of worlds.
operative of the Noh, becomes deeply affected by the death of
her mother and can only relate to the world through the safety
of a mask. She embarks on a quest to come to terms with her family,
history, culture, and her mothers death
even if her
personal crusade brings her in direct conflict with the powers
A mix of historical
mythology, political intrigue, corporate espionage, and familial
duty, elegantly told through the haunting lens of a child's fairy
chapter in one of the most critically acclaimed comic series of
A young girl
is affected by the death of her mother, and can only relate to
the world through a mask. Shaped by a vision of the afterlife
in which she believes she is visited by her mother's spirit,she
confronts her world with a new sense of purpose.
In a tale
that alludes to the haunting traditions of the Japanese Ghost
story, KABUKI spans Japan's history and future, explores the underworlds
of organized crime, a clandestine government agency, the WWII
Comfort Women, Japan's indigenous Ainu people, and a woman's quest
to come to terms with her family, history, culture, and the death
of her mother.
to Kabuki-Circle of Blood, Kabuki - Dreams is a mix of Japanese
mythology and a modern near death experience. A Japanese woman
dies, has a vision of the afterlife in which she is visited by
her dead mother, and then returns to life with a new sense of
resolution and purpose. The story is told with a with fully painted
- MASKS OF THE NOH
operative of the Noh, has disappeared. Her quest to come to terms
with her history has put her in direct conflict with the powers
she serves. The other Noh Agents are sent to search for her. The
trail leads the through a labyrinth of corporate espionage, conflicting
government agencies, and the Japanese underworld.
from a government agency in Japan shake down Japan's criminal
underworld in an effort to track down a rogue agent who used to
be their ally.
- SKIN DEEP
A woman whose
face is horribly scarred finds herself in an institution for "defective"
government agents where she is interrogated to find out if she
("Kabuki") is hiding something to do with the nature
of her scars or if she is simply crazy. Isolated and psychologically
tormented, the only friend she ever had is found in a mystery
woman who sends her mysterious handwritten notes that are folded
into origami animals. She feels a new sense of identity and self
worth that someone can see beyond her scars. But is it just another
In an institution
for defective government agents, a horribly scarred woman faces
a psychological showdown with her interrogating analyst, meets
the other "defective" operatives, discusses the nature
of Identity, Quantum Physics, time, and the meaning of life. But
can she escape her captors before her former comrades track her
down to silence her?
A very personal
metaphorical tale of self Actualization told in a diverse array
of Art mediums, visual storytelling, breath taking paintings,
and poetic first person narrative layered in subtext and Japanese