20th Manga Division Jury Selections
Waltz of department store
MATSUO Hiromi [Japan]
A collection of comics and illustrations about the fictitious Mitsubeni Department Store at the beginning of the 20th century. Modernistic and romantic elements are sprinkled through this tale of a grand six-story building filled with gorgeously decorated sales floors and meticulously crafted merchandise. A modern romance that draws the reader into an illusory world that transcends time.