Bringing Cheer through Manga

Rene Goes to School

28m 00s
Broadcast on March 8, 2023 Available until March 8, 2024

Rene is a Cameroonian manga creator. His popular manga deals with the cultural differences he faced growing up in Japan. Now, Rene goes to school to meet with foreign children living in Japan and turn their experiences into manga. In this episode, Rene meets eleven-year-old Arthur from Brazil, who came to Japan at age five. Arthur once struggled with thoughtless words from his peers and now wants to encourage others like himself. We follow Rene and Arthur as they try to bring cheer through manga.

Program Outline