- Åsa Ekström
[Manga] Hokuou Joshi: Swedish Girl Åsa Discovers Japan All Over Again Okawa City and Fukuoka Prefecture Japan Might Be a Touch Expensive…(40)
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!
Japan Might Be a Touch Expensive…
I visited a lot of different furniture stores while I was in Okawa! I couldn’t really understand everything they were saying to me, but I guess a Buddhist priest ordered them to make boats a few hundred years ago. As time changed and there was less demand for boats, they turned their talents toward furniture instead!
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