Interest Constitution Girls Book Turns Law Into Moe Girls
posted on 2011-06-29 10:30 EDT
10 illustrators created Constitution Girls art to help explain the different sections of this document. For example, Article 9 — the clause that famously prohibits Japan from officially waging war — is portrayed as a peace-loving girl named 9-Jō-chan.
The writer of the book is Yūko Morita, a lawyer in the Daini Tokyo Bar Association who moonlights as a creator under the name Aka-Neko. Morita draws the Shihō Shūshū Quest manga about a lawyer fresh out of law school, and she also designed and wrote a free manga pamphlet for her bar association.
The Constitution Girls - Nihon-Koku Kenpō book sells for 1,995 yen (about US$24.70).
Source: MyCom Journal