Wandering Son Vol. 8


SKU: 9781606998311 Category:
Author: Takako, Shimura
Translator: Thorn, Rachel
Publication Date: 06/07/2015
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book
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Curiosity and transphobia collide in the latest volume of Fantagraphicsâ (TM) critically acclaimed manga about a boy who wants to be a girl, and a girl who wants to be a boy. In Volume 8, Nitori-kun, a boy who wants to be a girl, explores kissing with girlfriend Anna-chan; and Yoshino-san, a girl who wants to be a boy, finds the courage to go to school wearing a boyâ (TM)s uniform. Meanwhile, one of their male classmates, Doi-kun, who has caused our protagonists misery in the past, becomes intrigued with their grown-up friend Yuki-san, a transwoman. But Nitori-kun finds himself strangely drawn to Doi-kunâ ] Shimura Takaroâ (TM)s Wandering Son has been rightly hailed as one of the most progressive and enlightened treatments of gender identity in the history of comics. The eighth volume continues to explore the lives of its characters with insight and sensitivity.