- Åsa Ekström
[Manga] Hokuou Joshi: Swedish Girl Åsa Discovers Japan All Over Again Okawa City and Fukuoka Prefecture My Old Housemate, Kanyama(36)
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!
My Old Housemate, Kanyama
I’m not exactly up on my Japanese geography, but to be honest with you, my Swedish geography is bad… When I asked Kanyama what he likes about Okawa, he said big houses, low cost of living, good food, good drink, and an overall slower pace of life. Once I got to see it for myself, I realized he was right!
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