"Tanaka-san Doesn't Want to Go to the Office" by Akeno Kaeruko
Office work styles have changed in Japan with the normalization of remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The protagonist is a proud, middle-aged businessman who you might find at any company. He's overly stuck on the way things used to be done and struggles to keep up with new work styles. The story portrays his sorrowful figure with a dash of humor. Author Akeno Kaeruko excels at stories about work, drawing on her own experiences with office jobs.