First documentary comic book on deafness published

May 30, 2016

A comic book, "A deserted one isn't only you" (vol.1) by Yoshimoto Koji, was sold on May 30. (photo)

The work, being serialized in a comic magazine "Big Comic Superior" (Shogakukan publisher), is Yoshimoto's latest one. He wrote a documentary cartoon with as a base material on deafness.

The story starts with a scene Yoshimoto meets the Deaf men again whom he had met at the event. Yoshimoto remembered that they told him that they understand cartoon most," and he met them for an interview.

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