- Åsa Ekström
[Manga] Hokuou Joshi: Swedish Girl Åsa Discovers Japan All Over Again Southern Tohoku It’s Cold on the Mountaintop!(22)
The rest of Japan's even more mysterious than Tokyo! Åsa, a manga artist from Stockholm, Sweden, sets off to discover a side of Japan she’s never seen before. Her travels take her to southern Tohoku, Fukuoka, Okinawa, Hiroshima, and Kyoto. There are all-new surprises and touching moments in store for her every step of the way. Read on and discover the quirks of Japan all over again through Åsa’s eyes in this essay comic!
It’s Cold on the Mountaintop!
I get that a lot! “You must be good with the cold!” But Swedish houses are really well-insulated, and we run the heater all the time, so it’s pretty warm inside. I think winter’s colder in Japan! But I’m not good with hot weather, either. My Swedish background sure isn’t doing me any favors!
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