Review: My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Kabi Nagata (Manga)

Review: My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Kabi Nagata (Manga)

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My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness is really a visual memoir composed with raw and pain that is honest. It starts your eyes to an essential yet painful truth in Japan, all with the use of dark humour, minimalist art, and honesty that is queer.

Straight right straight right Back into the summer time of 2016 I happened to be walking through Tokyo, someplace close to the Shibuya region, once I came across a Gay Pride parade marching gleefully, cheering and performing beneath the crisp June that is blue sky. It had been a wonderful sight, and filled the atmosphere with electric vibrancy and color. 2-3 weeks later on, students of mine at a Tokyo college, a new guy inside the very early twenties who ended up being near to acquiring their MA, said he didn’t think he’d ever met a person that is gay.

This took me personally aback, making me ponder all the reasons that are possible: Is he naive, and simply didn’t understand? Continue reading “Review: My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness by Kabi Nagata (Manga)”