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A Hint of Japanese Essence to your Lifestyle

A brand new series by Mari Asabuki,
the popular manga artist known for her work in Shueisha Ribon!

Michelle is a Canadian who moved into a boarding house in downtown Tokyo.
Everyday, she learns something new about Japanese culture from Mrs. Matsuno,
the owner of the boarding house, and her granddaughter Miyuki.

Follow Michelle and her unique friends as they go through their everyday adventures in Japan!

  • - Author Biography -Mari Asabuki

    Manga artist. In 2003, her comic Real Step came in at second place in the Ribon Awards, prompting her to launch her career as a manga artist in the RIBON Original magazine (Shueisha).
    As well as popular serials such as Kimi to Koko Kara!, Badminton Girl, and Pretty Rhythm, she has released various one-shot stories.
    In 2015, she turned freelance after giving birth to her first child.
    Since then she has continued to release manga and illustrative works through a variety of outlets.