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JapanHistoricalBy: Kana Urbanowicz
IndiaContemporaryBy: Megha Vishwanath
JapanContemporaryBy: Kano Nakajima
South KoreaContemporaryBy: Inna "Playful Haru" Nee

All Comics

Japan
Historical
A Song of Tea
Kana Urbanowicz

Vietnam
Historical
Ancient Bracelet
Estince Voi, Phuong Ha

USA
Contemporary
Fortunes
GB Tran

China
Historical
Four Pillars
Pearl Law

China
Contemporary
Love Blooming
Vikki Zhang, Phuong Ha

Vietnam
Contemporary
Son Doong
TiVen (Tường Vân), Hung Nguyen, Vernon Cao

South Korea
Historical
Soombisori
Hyejeon Jeon

USA
Contemporary
Sushi King
Rumi Hara

USA
Historical
The Gee Family of Houston
Laura Gao

India
Contemporary
The Paws of Paharganj
Megha Vishwanath

USA
The World Within Reach: The Story of Yueping Sun
Laura Gao

South Korea
Contemporary
Too Young to Decide
Inna "Playful Haru" Nee

Japan
Contemporary
Yokai's First Summer Job
Kano Nakajima

India
Historical
Underground Radio
Reshu Singh, C G Salamander

This Month's Featured Stories

Japan, Historical
A Song of Tea

Presented by Kathy and Marty Goosen.

O-tsuyu has spent her whole life in Suruga province, working diligently alongside her family of tea farmers. Though her life may be simple, she loves her village. However, when the mistress of a popular relay station tea house scouts a new server to assist her downstream, O-tsuyu is chosen and must move there, working as her waitress.

Plagued with rumors of the "scary" tea house mistress waiting for her, O-tsuyu isn't sure what to make of her situation or why she was chosen...but she hopes to make her village proud.

India, Contemporary
The Paws of Paharganj

Watch out for stray animals! All of them carry disease!

Malicious rumors have been plaguing the streets of Paharganj, turning once friendly neighbors into fearsome foes to four legged friends everywhere.

However, animal whisperer Payal and brilliant inventor Deven decide to team-up to save the day. Their idea: a self-sufficient animal shelter.

Living Legends

Learn all about various cultures myths and legends
Vietnam
Historical

Materialistic Mai is always looking for the next best thing when it comes to Western Fashion. One day, while out thrifting, Mai encounters a shop owner wearing a beautiful jade bracelet. Though the woman agrees to sell it to Mai, she warns her of the great responsibility it carries.

When Mai gets transported back to 40AD Vietnam at the behest of the mythical Chim Lac, she begins to understand just how large that responsibility is.

Japan
Contemporary

Presented by Kathy and Marty Goosen.

On the day of her home town's big Summer Festival, Asuka is unexpectedly called into work by her boss, Kiyoko. With no time to tell her friends about the sudden change in plans, her and her co-worker, Fin, are in for quite the surprise when a group of Yōkai decide to drop by unannounced.

South Korea
Historical

Estranged sisters, Doona and Hani, are struggling through a difficult reunion a year after the death of their grandmother, a beloved deep-sea diver of Jeju Island.

Having barely spoken to each other, Doona is surprised to discover that her sister has been experiencing the same strange phenomena she has: hearing the distant soombisori of their grandmother whistle to her from the ocean waves.

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