Ibaraki and Friends HC


This item will be released August 31, 2022.

A Book For All Ages Written by Matthew Kiichi Heafy (of Grammy-Nominated band TRIVIUM), Ibaraki and friends tells Matthew’s rendition of Japanese legends and folktales alike. This children’s book, illustrated by Half Sumo and designed by Ashley Heafy, is for all the kids that want to know more about where they come from and the parents that want to share those moments with them. A dragon, a samurai and even a koi, Ibaraki and Friends shows through accessible prose the exciting history and myths of Japan. With beautiful illustrations and exciting adventures, the whole family will want to read it over and over again.

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Interior Art

Half Sumo

Cover Art

Half Sumo


Matt Kiichi Heafy



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