Japan Media Arts Festival  

Manga Division

Jury Selections

Mukui wa mukui, Batsu wa batsu (Karma and Punishment)

MORIIZUMI Takehito [Japan]

© MORIIZUMI Takehiro

SHIMIZU Matsubaki, having learned of her younger sister’s disappearance, sets off to visit her in-laws in a mansion located deep in the mountains, but what awaited her there was a tragedy of blood. In this work, rough sketches are traced using a water-dipped brush, and the ink that is left there is spread out using a toothpick or disposable chopsticks instead of a pen, in what is a work use of drawing techniques. 

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