From Tokyopop: At 30 I Realized I Had No Gender
Life Lessons From A 50-Year-Old After Two Decades Of Self Discovery
New from Tokyopop is a reflective graphic novel - At 30 I Realized I Had No Gender: Life Lessons From A 50-Year-Old After Two Decades Of Self Discovery - which is available digitally and in print.
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Intersex transgender manga creator Shou Arai ponders a lifelong journey and reflect on the role of gender in Japanese society in a touching graphic novel memoir
TOKYOPOP HIGHLIGHTS AT 30 I REALIZED I HAD NO GENDER: LIFE LESSONS FROM A 50-YEAR-OLD AFTER TWO DECADES OF SELF DISCOVERY
Publisher TOKYOPOP offers a thoughtful graphic novel memoir that ponders gender, transgender issues, and the daily obstacles faced by gender minorities and members of the LGBTQIA+ community as it highlights AT 30 I REALIZED I HAD NO GENDER: LIFE LESSONS FROM A 50-YEAR-OLD AFTER TWO DECADES OF SELF-DISCOVERY.
The graphic novel is available now in print and digitally across all major comics platforms and published under TOKYOPOP’s “Comics That Matter” collection that utilizes the graphic novel medium to raise awareness about important causes and social issues. The title is appropriate for readers aged 13+.
AT 30 I REALIZED I HAD NO GENDER also may be ordered directly from TOKYOPOP at:
AT 30 I REALIZED I HAD NO GENDER: LIFE LESSONS FROM A 50-YEAR-OLD AFTER TWO DECADES OF SELF-DISCOVERY, story and art by Shou Arai ∙ Print SRP: $13.99 ∙ 180 pages ∙ ISBN: 978-1427873453 ∙ For Ages 13 ∙ Available Now
At age 30, Shou Arai realized that he had no gender. Now he was faced with a question he’d never really considered: how to age in a society where everything is so strongly segregated by gender? This autobiographical manga explores Japanese culture surrounding gender, transgender issues and the daily challenges faces by gender minorities and members of the LGBTQIA+ community with a lighthearted, comedic approach.
Shou Arai (he/him) is an intersex transgender manga creator born and raised in Japan. Arai has published numerous titles about gender identity including Chuusei Furo e Youkoso!, Seibetsu R (Revolution)!, and Ano Koro wa Joshi Kousei, and also starred in the documentary film, Seibetsu ga, nai! Intersex Mangaka no Queer na Hibi, directed by Shogo Watanabe