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Kakukaku shikajika
(So-and-so, Such-and-such)

HIGASHIMURA Akiko

[Japan]

An autobiographical work depicting a time in the artist's life when she dreamed of becoming a creator of shojo manga (girl's manga), and half a lifetime later when the dream is fulfilled. HAYASHI Akiko, a third-year high school student who boasts about her drawing skills, starts attending the classes of Mr. HIDAKA, a painting teacher with a bamboo sword... A story with laughter and tears, depicting intense characters and episodes together with memories of her mentor.

©HIGASHIMURA Akiko

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HIGASHIMURA Akiko

Japan

Her work Kakukaku shikajika is currently being serialized in Cocohana (Shueisha).

( 2014 )

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