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The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga album now available

Michael Palmer - Monday, August 20, 2018

About a year ago Min Kahng's musical theater production based on The Four Immigrants Manga by Henry Kiyama opened its curtains for the world to see. Now the music from the play has been recorded and is available for purchase!  Read More

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