- Åsa Ekström
A Big Shock | Hokuou Joshi : A Swedish Girl’s Life in Japan Volume 1, Chapter 3 (59)
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 3: The Rewarding Challenges of Japanese (59)「A Big Shock」
A Big Shock
This story’s about an old blog of mine, but I felt really proud of myself for using Japanese-style wordplay like that. I thought I’d mastered Japanese! But then…it all came crashing down!
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