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 connection with the art and Shinoda himself, there's more to both the art world and Shinoda's family than Sosuke realizes...

cover for The Lines that Define Me, 2

Next Volume: The Lines that Define Me, Volume 2

Sosuke Aoyama, a college student with deep emotional scars, is scouted by Kozan Shinoda, a giant in the ink-painting scene. Through him, he encounters an entire world of passionate artists,...

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...