19th Manga Division Jury Selections
Tsurumaki cho natsu jikan (Summer Time in Tsurumaki Town)
KOMATSU Shinya [Japan]
An adventure fantasy drawn with a warm touch about a boy’s coming-of-age one summer. Mitsuru in primary school is exploring his neighborhood during the summer break and discovers an overgrown garden in a cave. Once he took home the mysterious flower he found there, strange things begin to happen in Tsurumaki town where he lives. In the end, plants overrun the whole town.