Proud to be American Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islanders – Stan Sakai

Do you remember Usagi Yojimbo? Yes, it is the long-eared warrior rabbit living in a fantasy version of Edo-era Japan. This week we celebrate its sole creator: Stan Sakai!…/stan-sakai/An 11-year-old Lexington student told us this was the first comic book he has ever read and inspired him to create comics. The student told us that Stan Sakai created Usagi Yojimbo in 1984 based on the life of Miyamoto Musashi in the form of a rabbit. And his award-winning comic books are enjoyed around the world and help to promote Japanese culture.

Join us! Submit your artwork, video, picture, or write-up now through May 21.…/