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The Walking Man

Jiro Taniguchi’s The Walking Man is about a Japanese businessman who goes on walks around the city he lives in. That’s it for the plot of this book–it exists on that very simple premise. The book is divided into a…

Monokuro Kinderbook

Kinderbook collects a series of vignettes by Kan Takahama. A retiring gallery curator realizes that she’s in love with one of her artists. A young girl who’s unpopular at school finds someone to think that she’s special. A man makes…

Blue

Kiriko Nananan’s Blue is the story of a schoolgirl named Kayako Karishima. She’s always liked one of the girls she goes to school with, Masami Endo, but their friends aren’t friends with each other, and Masami Endo’s been in some…