shaxper writes: "Circles turns the early series on its heel, reexamining the simple origin story Usagi once related to Gen and complicating Usagi into a character who isn't always the hero and isn't always right. Prior to this storyline, Usagi was the perfect and seemingly infallible exemplar of the bushido code. After, he was a far more interesting and complex character, on a path of personal growth and evolution that still hasn't stopped three decades later."
usagigoya writes: "Over the years, Usagi has had a lot of encounters with yurei (ghosts) during his travels, but for first time readers, A Promise in the Snow does not reveal itself as a ghost story until the very end, and when it does, it seriously punches you with emotion….."
usagigoya writes: "Stan Sakai has a way of telling stories with endings that really grab you by the heart, and the ending of The Duel is one of those stories. Kuniyo has a heart breaking role in The Duel, but she gets her revenge three and a half years later in The Gambler, the Widow, and the Ronin."
Space Usagi: "White Star Rising" (Space Usagi volume 2) "The Way of the Samurai" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.1 #23) "Momo-Usagi-Taro" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.3 #25) "The Wrath of the Tangled Skein" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.3 #3) Usagi’s Ark (Usagi Yojimbo vol.1 #22) "Grasscutter" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.3 #13-22) "Lightning Strikes Twice" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.3 #6) "Black Soul" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.2 #13) "The Courtesan" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.3 #28-29) "Gen" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.1 #34-36) "The Bridge" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.1 #25) "Shades of Green" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.2 #1-3) "My Lord's Daughter" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.1 #27) "Broken Ritual" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.1 #33) "The Inn on Moon Shadow Hill" (Usagi Yojimbo vol.3 #31)