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17th Manga Division Jury Selections

Kyo wa Kaisha Yasumimasu (Today I’m Taking a Day Off)

FUJIMURA Mari [Japan]


Hanae Aoishi, a 33-year old woman, has never had a boyfriend and is still a virgin. On her 33rd birthday, she ends up by chance drinking with a younger man, Tanokura. and then forgets what is happening when she becomes drunk. Next morning she awakes to find herself in a bed at a hotel and him sleeping next to her… It’s a girls’ manga for adults depicting a love story of an inexperienced woman.