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 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...

Next Volume: My Boy, Volume 2

Satoko considers the time she spends with Mashuu to be special. One day she gets a glimpse into his warped home life, and she wonders what she can possibly do...

Most Recent Volume: My Boy, Volume 7

After realizing some of her flaws, Satoko is determined to open up Mashuu’s world. For the new year, she wants to take a novel approach to her efforts with Mashuu,...