© Masayuki Kitamichi

21st Manga Division Jury Selections


Manga published in book form, in magazine

KITAMICHI Masayuki [Japan]


A four-panel manga that takes a humorous look at the lives of cats. The term “poo-neko” refers to out-of-work cats, and according to this manga, 98% of all cats are indeed jobless. The cast of characters includes the unpreten- tious Poo-suke, who together with the line-up of other cat personalities, and the heroine Mo- ko, carry on back and forth conversation that will invite cynical laughter.