Here's Proof That The Japanese Idolize Warren Buffett

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Photo: Warren Buffett: An Illustrated Biography of the World’s Most Successful Investor

We have to admit this is one of the most oddly compelling reads that’s come across our desk in a while.First published in Japan and translated into English in 2005, it tracks Buffett’s life through 2003.

So click through to take a look at the highlights.

The Moment It All Began...

Meeting The Master

Studying His Methods

Warren Meets The Parents

Looking At A New Investment

Warren Meets Charlie

Buffett looks to make a new hire

And enter a new business

Winding Down His Initial Partnership

An unlikely investment

But only at the right price...

Mr. Buffett goes to Washington

And makes an impact on a journalistic institution

Followed by an increasing investment in a firm in New York

And sets out to change the culture

The problems worsen

Buffett weighs a decision

And decides to take over as CEO of Salomon Brothers

Buffett arrives

And after months of chaos, Buffett is faced with a choice

And chooses to depart

And returns to his much more simple life in Omaha

Buffett largely gets a pass, but these guys get hammered for their investing strategies

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