Japan Media Arts Festival  
20th

Manga Division

Jury Slections

Exhibition Screening Related Event

Sabishii no wa anta dake janai (You’re Not the Only Lonely One)

YOSHIMOTO Koji [Japan]

© YOSHIMOTO Koji
Outline

The author, who studied welfare in college, depicts the world of the hearing-impaired, employing the sound effects and onomatopoeia that are a manga staple to describe that world as well as to tell a story. This is not only a documentary manga that touches on an incident that scandalized Japan, but also a mystery manga—a work that encourages readers to think along with it.


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YOSHIMOTO Koji
Japan
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