Japan Media Arts Festival  

Manga Division

Jury Selections


KITAMICHI Masayuki [Japan]

© Masayuki Kitamich

A four-panel manga that takes a humorous look at the lives of cats. The term “poo-neko” refers to out-of-work cats, and according to this manga, 98% of all cats are indeed jobless. The cast of characters includes the unpretentious Poo-suke, who together with the line-up of other cat personalities, and the heroine Moko, carry on back and forth conversation that will invite cynical laughter. 

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