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Zack Davisson

Zack Davisson


Translator / Writer / Scholar
Seattle, WA

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Zack Davisson is an award-winning translator, writer, and folklorist. He is the author of Yurei: The Japanese Ghost, Kaibyo: The Supernatural Cats of Japan, Yokai Stories, Narrow Road, and Amabie: Past and Present. He translated globally-renowned properties such as Go Nagai's Devilman and Cutie Honey, Leiji Matsumoto's Space Battleship Yamato and Captain Harlock, and Satoshi Kon's Opus, as well as Shigeru Mizuki's multiple Eisner Award-winning Showa: A History of Japan and famous folklore comic Kitaro. He currently co-writes for Demon Days from Marvel Comics.

He lectured on manga, folklore, and translation at colleges such as Duke University, Annapolis Naval Academy, University Ca' Foscari Venezia, UCLA, and the University of Washington, and contributed to exhibitions at the Henry Art Gallery, the Museum of International Folk Art, Wereldmuseum Rotterdam, and the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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