15th Manga Division Jury Selections
SAIBARA RIEKO NO JINSEI-GARYOKU-TAIKETSU
Manga published in book form, in magazine [Japan]
“Is a manga artist truly good at drawing?” “Aren’t there a lot of manga artists who are bad at drawing, but still sell well?” As though echoing these doubts that everyone has had at least once, art college graduate Rieko Saibara has declared that she will “pick a fight with all manga artists.” Staking her life and issuing a challenge as a drawing ability contest against famous manga artists, she has tackled a taboo of the manga world head-on. Stars of the manga world appearing in this work include Kotobuki Shiriagari, Jun Miura, Fujiko Fujio (A), Yasuyuki Kunimoto, Tetsuya Chiba, and Kenichiro Takai.