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Mushi to Uta


Story manga [Japan]

Star lover describes the love for a little sister born out of your finger. Violight is a gut-wrenching story of two people who survived a plane crash until they finally part from each other. KURASAKA Kyodai depicts the interaction between Yukiteru, a high-school baseball player with an injured shoulder, and Hina, who grows every day. Three brother and sisters living together are visited by a bug who is also their little brother in Mushi to Uta These four pieces are included in the book. The artist is dedicated to this compilaton of manga works and takes care of the book design herself.

Haruko Ichikawa / Kodansha




ICHIKAWA Haruko was born in Chiba Prefecture. Her 2006 work Mushi to Uta (Insects and Songs) received the Afternoon Four Seasons Award."

( 2012 )

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