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18th Manga Division Jury Selections

La marche du crabe (Revolution of the Crabs)

Arthur de PINS / Translation: HARA Masato [France / Japan]


An undersea “French Revolution” told with the appeal of endearing design and nicely paced storytelling, depicted by a new-generation bande dessinée (French-language comics) artist. The “you-can-find-anywhere crabs”, which can only move sideways, are laughed at and tormented by other living creatures. Soleil, Bateau, and Guitare, three crabs who endure the scorn, come up with a revolutionary way of moving…