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Kenkou de bunkateki na saiteigendo no seikatsu (Maintain the Minimum Standards of Wholesome and Cultured Living)
KASHIWAGI Haruko [Japan]
This work depicts the struggles of a rookie caseworker in social welfare who begins to get involved on site. A freshman civil servant, YOSHITSUNE Emiru, has been assigned to the welfare office where she confronts a reality she never knew and feels troubled as she interacts with the people coming to her with various issues.