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5.78"W x 8.22"H x 0.63"D   (14.7 x 20.9 x 1.6 cm) | 9 oz (249 g) | 24 per carton
On sale Apr 09, 2024 | 208 Pages | 979-88-88770-14-6
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As her twenties slip by, Ako feels like she's falling behind. But a group of skateboarding girls will bring a newfound passion into her life in this reflective, relatable josei manga from the creator of Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live?

Ako finds herself coasting along, watching her twenties pass her by. Work at the video rental store, see her boyfriend, repeat... Her days are becoming an indistinguishable, listless blur. Until she encounters a skateboarder practicing a trick--and she's a girl! For some reason, Ako feels a pull toward the sport. Slowly, all the dreams and ambitions she gave up on and the futures she imagined for herself come flooding back, and Ako resolves to change herself now, before it's too late. But is it ever really too late to discover something new?

From the creator of the digital fan favorite Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live? comes a portrait of young adulthood that will attract fans of Inio Asano, Akiko Higashimura, and Taiyo Matsumoto.
Born in 1992, MAKIHIROCHI made her debut in 2010 in Big Comic Spirits, where she went on to publish titles such as Look Look Kyoukaisen, Tabisuru Kan Kohi, and Itsuka Tiffany de Choushoku o. Known for her comedic talent throughout her works, her first title to be published in English was the digital-first slice-of-life series Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live? Sketchy is her first series to be released in print in English.
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About

As her twenties slip by, Ako feels like she's falling behind. But a group of skateboarding girls will bring a newfound passion into her life in this reflective, relatable josei manga from the creator of Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live?

Ako finds herself coasting along, watching her twenties pass her by. Work at the video rental store, see her boyfriend, repeat... Her days are becoming an indistinguishable, listless blur. Until she encounters a skateboarder practicing a trick--and she's a girl! For some reason, Ako feels a pull toward the sport. Slowly, all the dreams and ambitions she gave up on and the futures she imagined for herself come flooding back, and Ako resolves to change herself now, before it's too late. But is it ever really too late to discover something new?

From the creator of the digital fan favorite Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live? comes a portrait of young adulthood that will attract fans of Inio Asano, Akiko Higashimura, and Taiyo Matsumoto.

Author

Born in 1992, MAKIHIROCHI made her debut in 2010 in Big Comic Spirits, where she went on to publish titles such as Look Look Kyoukaisen, Tabisuru Kan Kohi, and Itsuka Tiffany de Choushoku o. Known for her comedic talent throughout her works, her first title to be published in English was the digital-first slice-of-life series Is Kichijoji the Only Place to Live? Sketchy is her first series to be released in print in English.

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