The classic tale of a wandering samurai hippo, known for his great strength and great appetite, especially for sushi rolls.
— In-game description[src]

The Tales of a Samurai Hippo Comic is a treasure found in Turning Japanese of Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. It is worth 145 coins and has a time limit of approximately 30 seconds to be returned to the safe house before it disappears.


It is a comic book bound in wood. On the cover is a painting of the samurai hippo in a classic Japanese landscape.


This treasure is located behind an Arabian door. To get to it, you must stand on top of Rioichi's Sushi House and use the Archer Costume to fire an arrow at a target. Cross the rope, and then change into the Thief Costume. To the left of the door is a switch, so Ninja Spire Jump on top of it, then use the Thief Costume's time-slowing ability. Jump towards the door, and enter it to unlock it for good and obtain the treasure.