A dark, bittersweet childhood becomes a manga masterpiece

Nov 26, 2016

A dark, bittersweet childhood becomes a manga masterpiece

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“Sunny” is a manga masterpiece. Page by page, it quietly transcends similar slice-of-life comics in its depiction of children in a foster home, their caregivers and estranged parents. Written and illustrated by renowned manga artist Taiyo Matsumoto, this six-volume collection, which won the prestigious ...

The 'Sunny' side of Taiyo Matsumoto

Jun 18, 2013

The 'Sunny' side of Taiyo Matsumoto

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The Toronto Comics Arts Festival, which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, has of late made its name bringing over cutting-edge Japanese artists for signings, live drawing sessions and speaking events. The atmosphere at this year’s event, held in May, in many ways like ...