- Åsa Ekström
Akabeko Collaboration | Southern Tohoku | Hokuou Joshi : Swedish Girl Åsa Discovers Japan All Over Again (33)
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!
I have a Japanese friend who’s been to Sweden lots of times, and she always told me Dalecarian horses look just like akabeko, but I didn’t know akabeko came from Aizu! They almost look like horses, hippos, pigs or something…don’t you think?
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