Embark on an adorable manga-style illustrated adventure to Japan and its unique neighborhoods, delicious street food, and more in this one-of-a-kind travel guide and memoir.
Illustrator Winnie Liu dreamed of exploring Japan since she was a child. In her junior year of college, she received the chance of a lifetime to study abroad there for a semester.
Armed with her pens and sketchbook, she brings her unique lens as an artist, avid foodie, and anime fan to this charming illustrated travel diary. Guides to both popular and under-the-radar neighborhoods of Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto are interspersed with fun anecdotes and crash course guides to daily life in Japan. Winnie shares tips for using slang, eating like a local, and maximizing a konbini (convenience store) run!
Filled with cute illustrations, funny commentary, and collages of memorabilia, this delightful travelogue will transport you to Japan!
About the Author
Winnie Liu is a Chinese-American illustrator and designer with a passion for all that is pink. She loves whimsical storytelling and creating cute things for the young and young at heart. When she isn’t designing books at Ulysses Press, she is the freelance artist known as “Winnie is Pink”. In her free time, she can be found scouting good food (especially if it’s spicy), exploring the city for artistic inspiration, and tabling in artist alleys selling her handmade stationery and accessories. Winnie lives in Brooklyn, NY with her partner and two adorable cats. Find her portfolio and shop at www.winnieispink.com and connect with her on social media @winnieispink.