Japan Media Arts Festival  
22nd

Manga Division

Jury Selections

Warera Contactee

MORITA Rui [Japan]

© rui morita

Outline

One night low-key office clerk Kanae reconnects with her old elementary school classmate Kazuki who shows her a rocket engine combustion experiment he is working on. Sensing it could be profitable, Kanae aims to launch the rocket together with Kazuki who had been working on it alone in a run-down factory. The two are drawn with sharp, distorted lines and a sense of speed as they plunge ahead with their wild scheme.

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