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[Manga] Hokuou Joshi: Swedish Girl Åsa Discovers Japan All Over Again Southern Tohoku Yukata Manners(34)

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!

Yukata Manners

Åsa’s comment

There’s a lot of rules to clothing in Japan—it’s not just how you put it on that matters! Everybody seems to understand that some of the rules are lost on me since I’m Swedish and all, but I seem to struggle with manners in general…not just when I’m wearing a yukata.

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