Blue Period

Winner of the 2020 Manga Taisho Grand Prize! A manga about the struggles and rewards of a life dedicated to art. The studious Yatora leaves a dry life of study and good manners behind for a new passion: painting. But untethering yourself from all your past expectations is dangerous as well as thrilling…

First Volume: Blue Period, Volume 1

Yatora is the perfect high school student, with good grades and lots of friends. It’s an effortless performance, and, ultimately…a dull one. But he wanders into the art room one...

Most Recent Volume: Blue Period, Volume 9

MOSAIC Summer whizzes by like a typhoon, and Yatora has learned that large-scale pieces—in production and concept—only come together with elbow grease and teamwork. TUA opens its gates once more...

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