The Lines that Define Me

Sosuke Aoyama is a college student adrift on his own...until a chance meeting with suibokuga artist Kozan Shinoda brings him into the world of India-ink painting. But though he finds connection with the art and Shinoda himself, there's more to both the art world and Shinoda's family than Sosuke realizes...

First Volume: The Lines that Define Me, Volume 1

Sosuke Aoyama is a college student adrift on his own...until a chance meeting with suibokuga artist Kozan Shinoda brings him into the world of India-ink painting. But though he finds...

Most Recent Volume: The Lines that Define Me, Volume 4

Encountering ink-painting master Kozan Shinoda has changed solitary college student Sosuke Aoyama's life. Through the hidden thoughts of Kozan, Sosuke recalls fonder memories of his parents...and the gratitude he feels...