Ink & Paint XIII: The Walking Man, by Jiro Taniguchi

Have you ever taken a walk with no destination in mind, for the sheer pleasure of the journey? That’s the essence of The Walking Man, Jiro Taniguchi’s simple yet absorbing departure from the conventions of Japanese manga.… Read More Ink & Paint XIII: The Walking Man, by Jiro Taniguchi

Ink & Paint IX: Suiiki, by Urushibara Yuki

Somewhere…there’s water. Cold water…flowing… Chinami Kawamura’s swim team is working hard at their summer training—running around the high school campus. They’re running, not swimming, because there’s a drought, and the water conservation protocol imposed by the government is so strict, the school isn’t allowed to fill its pool. In frustration, made worse by the heat,… Read More Ink & Paint IX: Suiiki, by Urushibara Yuki