My Boy

An award-winner and top-seller in Japan, this provocative new manga handles its controversial subject with insight and sensitivity.

Satoko Tawada, a 30-year-old office worker at a sporting goods company, encounters Mashuu Hayami, a 12-year-old boy, playing soccer in a park at night. She was treated cruelly by a former lover, he is dealing with a high-handed and uninvolved family. Both are burdened with loneliness, and they sense that the other has something that they’re searching for...

First Volume: My Boy, Volume 1

An award-winner and top-seller in Japan, this provocative new manga handles its controversial subject with insight and sensitivity. Satoko Tawada, a 30-year-old office worker at a sporting goods company, encounters...

cover for My Boy, 9

Most Recent Volume: My Boy, Volume 9

As Mashuu and Satoko steadily wade into the deeper waters of their relationship, they create ripples that touch the lives of their family and friends. They’ve finally come into something...

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