Chiro, My Love
Hardcover | Out of Print | 120 pages
Published by Heibonsha, Tokyo, 1995.
This delightful book is devoted entirely to images of Araki and his wife Yoko’s beloved cat, Chiro. Poignant in retrospect as it includes a number of photos of Chiro with Yoko, who died in 1990 of cancer. It includes over 100 black and white photographs of Chiro in numerous situations. Climbing a tree, taking a shower, resting in Yoko’s arms, or on the sleeping belly of Araki. This is an intimate book that gives insight into the shared lives of Araki, Yoko, and Chiro.