Look at the manga my son has been reading recently. Two of my favorite things: History and Cats!
Kitties represent historical figures, and this manga tells the history of Japan.
I asked my son, “How do you know which cat is which?” He said by their clothes and facial expressions.
Samurai kitties! I have always wanted to see a cat with a sword.
Oh, and by the way….that kitty above is putting his whole paw in his mouth. “Why?” you ask. There was a famous real-life samurai from Aizu in Fukushima Prefecture who could put his whole hand in his own mouth….and you thought samurais were famous only for their swordplay.