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German Artist Gets Manga Published by Shueisha

posted on 2013-10-21 20:00 EDT
Series follows newlywed couple Julia and Takayuki

The first volume of German artist Carolin Eckhardt's online comic Oku-sama Guten Tag! was published by Shueisha on Friday. Shueisha serializes Eckhardt's comic in its "Tonari no Young Jump" online magazine.

The story follows newlywed couple Julia and Takayuki. Julia hails from Germany and Takayuki is a Japanese bank employee. The volume includes the comic itself, recipes for German food appearing in the series, and Eckhardt's commentaries on German culture.

Other published foreign manga artists include Black God (Kurokami) creators Dall-Young Lim and Sung-woo Park, Peepo Choo manga creator Felipe Smith, and American artist Jamie Lano, who worked as an assistant to Takeshi Konomi on his New Prince of Tennis (Shin Tennis no Ōji-sama) manga.

Source: Comic Natalie


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