By Osamu Tezuka
Kotan is a baby of Ainu descent who unearths himself all of sudden within the care of a man-eating tiger named Dan. Dan has vowed to Kotan that he'll support him locate his misplaced mom and dad. Their seek is reduce brief whilst the bizarre partners are approached through an outdated Ainu guy named Upopo. while Upopo spins tall stories of the way Kotan is the selected person who will find and inherit the Ainu's hidden treasure, Kotan and Dan locate themselves scuffling with criminals, murderers, cheats, liars, and all-around closed-minded people. as though there weren't adequate issues threatening their lives, a crow warns Dan that Kotan is often is the one to finish Dan's lifestyles. Can courageous Dan and his ally Kotan live to tell the tale the rigors that wait for them? what's the Ainu peoples' hidden treasure, and is it well worth it? used to be the crow telling the reality, or used to be it simply malarkey?
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Brave Dan by Osamu Tezuka