14th Manga Division Jury Selections
Sayonara mo Iwazuni
Story manga [Japan]
Sayonara mo Iwazuni (Without saying goodbye). It was a modest but happy life… till that day came. During the one year after the sudden bereavement of his wife, the manga artist UENO Kentaro would, together with his only daughter, repeatedly look back at the last days with their beloved one full of touching memories. The extraordinary comedy manga artist opens a new frontier by delicately depicting a story using all possible expressive skills with full devotion This is a documentary comic of love and pathos, heartache and hope.