Apollos Song, Part Two



Apollos Song, Part Two In This Second Half Of Apollo S Song, Shogo, A Young Man Whose Abusive Childhood Has Instilled In Him A Loathing For Love, Begins To See The Virtues Of Love As He Repeatedly Experiences Love Lost From Within The Depths Of His Mind Throughout The Ages, His Affections For Others Would Bring Him Inspiration, Strength And Ultimately Joy, Unfortunately Having Been Punished By The Gods Each Time A Senerio Appeared To Be Headed Towards An Ideal Ending He Would Have Love Ripped From His Heart Every Time Shogo Loses His Heart And His Soul In The Process, Before Tragically Dealing With The Psychological Scars Of His Childhood Hatred Master Storyteller Osamu Tezuka S Apollo S Song Is A Lyrical Tour De Force On The Human Spirit, The Destruction Of Hate, And The Triumph Of Love.

10 thoughts on “Apollos Song, Part Two

  1. says:

    Apollo s Song Part 1 2Apollo s Song is the compelling and tragic story of Shogo, a young man who had a difficult relationship with his mother when he was young Living without a father and an unloving mother that thinks of him as a burden and a mistake, he develops a hate for love and whenever he sees acts of love he is engulfed by a fury that would make him violent He acts cruelly through his childhood and when as a young man his is treated with shock therapy in a mental hospital he is c Apollo s Song Part 1 2Apollo s Song is the compelling and tragic story of Shogo, a young man who had a difficult relationship with his mother when he was young Living without a father and an unloving mother that thinks of him as a burden and a mistake, he develops a hate for love and whenever he sees acts of love he is engulfed by a fury that would make him violent He acts cruelly through his childhood and when as a young man his is treated with shock therapy in a mental hospital he is condemned by the gods to an eternal punishment moving through time and space, meeting, falling in love with, and then losing the same woman over and over again The story takes us to Nazi Germany, an island ruled by peaceful animals, contemporary Japan, and a dyst...

  2. says:

    Firstly, I would recommend to buy this than Ode to Kirihito.Secondly, if Tezuka replaced the goddess Athena with the Phoenix, there we would have had another chapter of Phoenix.Thirdly, the idea and concept and story telling part of this book are brilliant but not perfect Sometimes it was like the story doesn t flow very smoothly He could have done it ways better.Fourthly, the story is a mixing metaphor of the Buddha teaching, the reincarnation set in Phoenix and the Greek myth Many things fo Firstly, I would recommend to buy this than Ode to Kirihito.Secondly, if Tezuka replaced the goddess Athena with the Phoenix, there we would have had another chapter of Phoenix.Thirdly, the idea and concept and story telling part of this book are brilliant but not perfect Sometimes it was like the story doesn t f...

  3. says:

    Apollo s Song Part I and Part II by Osamu Tezuka is a imaginative tale of out of body experience, time travel, fantasy, science fiction, mythology and love, all by the God of Manga himself If you ve never heard of Osamu Tezuka, you are missing out He s best known in the United States for Astro Boy, his very early comic turned anime that was broadcast in the U.S as a Japanese import English dubbed cartoon Unfortunately, as great as Astro Boy is, it represents Tezuka s early work aim Read Apollo s Song Part I and Part II by Osamu Tezuka is a imaginative tale of out of b...

  4. says:

    I just finished it and what a fun ride it was When Part 1 ended, I thought I knew where Tezuka would take me but I was wrong Instead of the troublemaker becoming a world class marathon athlete journey I thought I would witness, he treated me to something muchhigh concept and dramatic Tha...

  5. says:

    Every time I read Tezuka I think I ll just breeze through and add it to the ol Goodreads goo dreads list, and be done with it That never happens though, there s always surprising humor, sex, darkness, and ideas heavier than the Disney style manga portends An abs...

  6. says:

    Not as good as the first half The ending feels too obvious even if cruel.

  7. says:

    Osama Tezuka never fails to amaze me, he is by far my favourite author, manga writer etc etc.

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