© Nugiko Kutsushita (Akitashoten) 2021

25th Manga Division Jury Selections

Omoeba Tokuni Obscura

KUTSUSHITA Nugiko[Japan]


Having had to move after a house fire, freelance videographer KATAZUME Aki decides to live in Germany, a country where her favorite lens maker is located. This work vividly depicts lives, customs, and food in Germany and its neighboring countries through Aki’s experience, together with the interactions with her roommates and the locals who each have their own dreams and circumstances.