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Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 1 (9)

Convenience store onigiri are way too handy! Why is it that Japanese girls can call just about anything “cute?” The guys at host bars are so hot, they’re like real-life anime characters! These are only some of the mysteries Swedish manga artist Åsa Ekström discovers in this journal comic about her journey from Scandinavia to Japan, which is jam-packed with surprises and laughs! >>>Chapter 1: My Day-to-Day Life in Wonderland (9)「Stuff’s expensive here!」

Stuff’s expensive here!

Åsa’s comment

Generally speaking, I think the cost of goods is higher in Sweden, but it depends on what you’re buying. For example, other than bananas, fruit’s more expensive in Japan. I’m a student, so I buy the cheapest stuff I can…which means lots of bananas. I’m sick of them!

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