Review of “My Old Man’s Back” (1995)


Miyazaki Hayao (writer).

Read in Starting Point.

The author’s father, a war profiteer who personally refused to fight in WW2 when the time came.

References here: Starting Point: 1979–1996 (1996/2009), “Recalling the Days of My Youth” (1998), “Memories of Lost Landscapes: On Genzaburō Yoshino’s Kimitachi wa Dō Ikiruka (2006).

text non-fiction Japanese production