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  • © OKUYAMA Yuka 2018

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OKUYAMA Yuka

Manga published in book form, in magazine [Japan]

A series of short stories based on tales the au- thor heard directly from people around her like family and coworkers about their childhood. Using soft, carefully drawn lines and back- grounds, she tells inconsequential yet uniquely individual stories that would easily be forgotten if no efforts were made to record them. This endeavor, which could be called “found object” or modern-day “Tales of Old Japan,” evoke a sense of pathos that we all share.

© OKUYAMA Yuka 2018

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OKUYAMA Yuka

Japan

Born in Fukuoka Prefecture. Lives in Tokyo. Also works as picture book writer and illustrator.

( 2019 )

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