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Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 2 (33)

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 (33)「Japanese Houses are Cold」

Japanese Houses are Cold

Åsa’s comment

Swedish winters are pretty cold, but since our houses are so warm, winters feel colder in Japan. So I just do my best to bear it! I hear houses up in Hokkaido are insulated just like houses in Sweden. I guess in cold regions, if the houses aren’t warm enough, people can die…

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