Winner of the 2020 Manga Taisho Grand Prize! A manga about the struggles and rewards of a life dedicated to art. The studious Yatora leaves a dry life of study and good manners behind for a new passion- painting. But untethering yourself from all your past expectations is dangerous as well as thrilling...
Tsubasa Yamaguchi is the author of the hit manga adaptation of Makoto Shinkai's short film She and Her Cat, published in English by Vertical Comics, and the art student drama Blue Period from Kodansha Comics.
One of the top 10 manga of 2020. -School Library Journal
A stunning manga about discovery and passion... I was not prepared for the amazing story I would lose myself in. -Black Nerd Problems An exploration of what it means to make art [and] a slice-of-life coming-of-age narrative about a young man figuring out what it is that he wants to do with his life. -Anime News Network