Flowering Harbour by Seiichi Hayashi

Flowering Harbour by Seiichi Hayashi

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by Seiichi Hayashi -- edited and translated by Ryan Holmberg -- cover and layout design by Joe Kessler and Alex Johns -- translation typesetting and additional layout by James Jessiman

135 x 190mm -- 40 pages -- Risograph printed -- perfect bound

It is 1969, and famed artist Seiichi Hayashi has decided that his comics, having flirted with pop, need some heart and soul. He turns to the moody graphics of old kashihon gekiga and the sentiments of Japanese enka blues.

"Because of you, my long life will be withered with frost. This fading shadow of an empty shell ... our love."

So laments the heart-broken bar hostess of Flowering Harbour, one of the classic works of the legendary alternative manga magazine Garo.