Slowly but surely he takes a promenade through Edo. "Furari" could be translated as 'aimlessly', 'at random', 'bend with the wind' or 'go with the flow'. But our stroller this time leaves nothing to chance.
Inspired by a historical figure, Tadataka Ino (1745-1818), author Jiro Taniguchi invites you to join this unnamed cartographer as he strolls through the various districts of Edo, the ancient Tokyo, with its thousand little pleasures. Now retired from business, he surveys, measures, draws and takes notes whilst giving free reign to his taste for simple poetry and his inexhaustible capacity for wonder.