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The Great Passage

KUMOTA Haruko / Original author: MIURA shion

Manga published in book form, in magazine [Japan]

This work brings to manga MIURA Shion’s best- selling novel about the passion of editors who are working to compile a dictionary. MAJIME Mitsuya works in a publishing company’s dictionary edito- rial department that aims to complete a new dictionary, The Great Passage. Immersing them- selves in the world of dictionaries, he and the others there are brought together by the bonds created by words. The author was also involved in the illustrations that accompanied the original novel with its magazine serialization.

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KUMOTA Haruko

Japan

Born in Tochigi Prefecture. She made her debut as a manga artist in 2008 with Madobe no Kimi (You near the Window) (Tokyo Mangasha).

( 2013 )

MIURA shion

Japan

( 2018 )

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