20th Manga Division Jury Selections
Ikebukuro reinbo-gekijo (Ikebukuro Rainbow Theatre)
Protagonist Yuki grew up in a strict family, and the day she turns 18 she leaves home. Her destination is the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo. There she has a fateful encounter with the stripper Ayumu. This is a tale of dancers working as professional entertainers, as seen through the eyes of an 18-year-old girl, that shatters the stereotypes of striptease as an erotic underground occupation.