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21st Manga Division Jury Selections

Yoi sobo to mago no hanashi ((Story of Good Grandmother and Good Granddaughter))

Manga published in book form, in magazine

KATOH Kata [Japan]


This story about Shoko, a high school student, and her grandmother, was rst released in pixiv and has been revised for publication. Every day Shoko ushes the bento her grandmother makes for her down the toilet and eats pastries with her friends. Discovering this one day, her grandmoth- er begins buying pastries for her. Shoko gradually begins noticing signs of dementia in her grandmother. This manga not only highlights the problems facing an aging society, but also de- picts the dif culty and value in confronting family.