Are you familiar with manga? Manga is the Japanese word for comics, which is a hugely popular form of entertainment in the country. The Iwate Prefectural Government has manga artists draw comics all about Iwate for their Comic Iwate project, and Mr. Sensha Yoshida drew a comic about the International Linear Collider and the future of Iwate.

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The comic has been available online for free for a while, but we’ve just put out a version translated into English, Mandarin Chinese, and Taiwanese.

What do you think about the future of Iwate? Kinda crazy…but, hey, it’s just a manga!