- Åsa Ekström
[Manga] Hokuou Joshi: Swedish Girl Åsa Discovers Japan All Over Again Okawa City and Fukuoka Prefecture Quit While You’re Ahead(61)
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!
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I was sad to draw a bad fortune at the shrine, but what really took me by surprise was when we saw a sign posted that said everyone born on the same year as me and Yoko was in for bad luck in 2016! That’s spooky… I’m bracing myself as we speak.
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