- Åsa Ekström
Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 2 (32)
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 2: My Shared House and Traditional Japanese Room (32)「The Future Looks Grim」
The Future Looks Grim
I love just about everything about Japan, but there’s just two things I can’t swallow: the fact that the trains don’t run overnight, and mandatory overtime. When I see how hard Japanese people work, I really do admire them…but overtime’s really scary here!
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