© Yamaguchi Tsubasa

24th Manga Division Jury Selections

Blue Period

YAMAGUCHI Tsubasa[Japan]


High school student YAGUCHI Yatora appears to be leading a fulfilling life—except he isn’t. Something is missing until one day, a single painting sends him sprinting into the world of art. Yatora attends a preparatory academy in anticipation of attending art university. There, he meets rivals who share his hopes and push him to cultivate his craft in this richly emotional portrayal of young artists putting everything on the line for the love of art.