16th Manga Division Jury Selections
Kinngyoya Kosyoten (Kingyoya Used Books)
YOSHIZAKI Seimu [Japan]
Kingyoya is a used-manga store with a reputation: you’ll be sure to find the manga you’re looking for there. The protagonists are Natsuki, the proprietress, and SHIBA, the “manga nut ” who’s in love wi th her. Fleshed out by a motley crew of customers, this is a story of manga and the variety of characters who adore them. Actual manga play a prominent role in this paean to the genre.