Thursday, December 14, 2006

Yakitate!! Japan

Yakitate!!  Japan is a Japanese comic book (food manga), which is now available in English in the US.  Vol. 2 will be released here this month.  (This is from the November issue of Saveur, so the English-language edition should be available now.)  Kazuma Azuma, the hero, wants to be a baker, and the comic includes recipes, along with the action of traditional comics.  There's a sample strip in Saveur, and they're written to be read right to left, top to bottom.  Looks like fun.

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