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[Manga] Hokuou Joshi: Swedish Girl Åsa Discovers Japan All Over Again Okawa City and Fukuoka Prefecture An Oblivious Face(45)

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!

An Oblivious Face

Åsa’s comment

When someone uses Japanese I’m not familiar with, I usually just ask what it means, but sometimes you’re too tired or the time just isn’t right! When that happens, I just smile and nod to get through… Does everybody do that?

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