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Cultural Event

Columbus, OH

Keynote: Keito Gaku interviewed by Justin Hall

Time and Location

September 30
Columbus College of Art & Design (Columbus, OH)


Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) presents a talk event with a renowned mangaka Keito Gaku and queer comics icon Justin Hall.
Keito Gaku is a manga artist and transgender man living in Tokyo, Japan. At age 22, Gaku was awarded the 77th Tetsuya Chiba Prize for his debut one-shot work, Light, which was later adapted into Boys Run the Riot. Boys Run the Riot is his debut manga series and first work to be published in English.

Meet Keito Gaku in person and learn about the intricacies of manga creation. Whether you’re a manga enthusiast, an aspiring artist, or simply curious about Japanese culture, this event is a must-attend!

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This event is supported through the JFNY Grant for Arts and Culture.

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