Japan Media Arts Festival  

Manga Division

Jury Selections

Dien Bien Phu – TRUE END

NISHIJIMA Daisuke [Japan]

© Daisuke Nishijima 2017

Dien Bien Phu – TRUE END is the complete series of Dien Bien Phu. It was then given the name “TRUE END” and serialized from 2017. The story is set at the end of the Vietnam War and depicts the love between a young photographer in the military and a young girl who fights for the Viet Cong who are fated to die just before US troops pull out of Vietnam. Developments rooted in historical reality and the sweet touches coexist on the page, vividly depicting the brutality of war. 

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