- Åsa Ekström
[Manga] Hokuou Joshi: Swedish Girl Åsa Discovers Japan All Over Again Okawa City and Fukuoka Prefecture Way Too Trusting(48)
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!
Way Too Trusting
I’d never heard of this daiko business till I went to Okawa! We don’t do anything like that in Sweden. The drinking customs there were different from Tokyo, too! We started drinking at about 5 PM and were pretty drunk by 800. Maybe we called it a night so early because the people get up early here?
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