© Daisuke Nishijima 2017

21st Manga Division Jury Selections

Dien Bien Phu – TRUE END

Manga published in book form, in magazine

NISHIJIMA Daisuke [Japan]


Dien Bien Phu – TRUE END is the complete se- ries of Dien Bien Phu. It was then given the name “TRUE END” and serialized from 2017. The story is set at the end of the Vietnam War and depicts the love between a young photog- rapher in the military and a young girl who ghts for the Viet Cong who are fated to die just before US troops pull out of Vietnam. Developments rooted in historical reality and the sweet touches coexist on the page, vividly depicting the brutal- ity of war.