From: March 21st (Friday, national holiday) to April 20th (Sunday)
Space: Shibuya Parco Part 1, B1F, Parco Book Center at PressPop Gallery
Signing event: The author will be at the gallery to sign stuff from
19:30 to approx. 20:30 on April 11th (Friday)
For any inquiries please contact: Parco Book Center Shibuya (ph:03-3477-8736)
Ken Niimura is the much talked about new star in comic/manga!
He debuted as a comic artist with Underground Love in 2001.
His works has been translated into 6 different languages, and he has also built career as a very talented illustrator.
Has debuted in U.S.A. with I Kill Giants, and was nominated for the Eisner Award and the Eagle Award together with author, Joe Kelly.
In 2012, when the Japanese language edition was published from Shogakukan, the work received the award of Best Work at the 5th International Manga Award Sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
His latest work is Henshin which first ran as a serial on WEB IKKIPARA COMIC.
To celebrate the publication of the work in book format, we are proud to announce the exhibit of original artworks from this amazing work.
Not only are we showing his original works, his new zines and illustrations will be on sale!
Try not to miss the small but important things in your life…..
A girl that came from the countryside. An invisible cat. A boy with magical power. Long term friendship. Memories awake in the middle of winter. Memories from the summer. A midnight dancer that tempts me.
A minor happening that took place somewhere in Tokyo. Minor but also very important. An important person. Important words. Important memories…..
Niimura transforms the small gems such as above into carefully constructed short stories. This book is a collection of such short stories.
For Niimura, who’s been living and working in the U.S.A. but has recently relocated to Japan, this is the first book of his serialized work that was born here.
・ISBN: 9784091886514 ・292 pages ・retail price：700yen（tax not included）