Barakamon, Vol. 1
A city calligrapher named Sensei uproots his life to move to a rural island on the westernmost edge of Japan. With the help of a plucky first-grader named Naru, Sensei learns to navigate the ins and outs of rural life in a heartfelt island comedy that explores the relationships between a gruff but soft-hearted teacher and his kind island neighbors.
First Published in 2009