Machiko Kyo, a popular manga artist and illustrator, carefully depicts the daily life from April 2021 to April 2022, which is changing due to the influence of covid-19.
Japan in 2021-2022 was shaken by the Tokyo Olympics and the vaccination of covid-19. Beautiful colors are used to record the appearance of people and the city where social distance is becoming commonplace.
- Release Date:
- May, 2022
- Japanese & English
- rn press
Born in Tokyo. She graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Setsu Mode Seminar. On her own blog, the one-page short manga “Sennen Gaho”, which is updated almost every day, has been published as a book and attracted attention.
Selected for the 1st “Hobonichi Manga Award” in 2005. In 2006 and 2007, “Sennen Gaho” was selected for the Japan Media Arts Festival “Judging Committee Recommended Works” for the second consecutive year. In 2010, “cocoon” and in 2013, “Anone,” were selected as “Judging Committee Recommended Works” by the Japan Media Arts Festival.
In 2014, she received the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award Newborn Award for “Mitsuami no Kami-sama” and the Japan Cartoonists Association Award Grand Prize (Carton category) for “Ichigo War” in 2015.