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21st Manga Division Jury Selections


Manga published in book form, in magazine

TSURU Daisaku [Japan]


UEHARA Akito had dreamed of becoming an entomologist, but when that dream fell through he returned to his home of Yonase, an island at the southern-most tip of Japan. It was then that a mysterious being from outer space ar- rived, and became a parasite on the UEHARA’s penis. Now, the fate of humanity rests upon his libido and sexual organ. The author, a cultural anthropologist, tenaciously describes the de- tails of ora and fauna ecology.