Three years ago the aliens invaded Tokyo. Nothing was ever the same again.
But after a while, even impending doom starts to feel ordinary.
a bona fide earthling, was born in Ibaraki, Japan, in 1980. In 2001, his short story “Uchu kara Konnichiwa” (Hello from Outer Space) won the first Sunday GX Rookie Prize. Later GX published his series Subarashii Sekai
, available in English from VIZ Media as What a Wonderful World!
His series solanin
, Goodnight Punpun
and Dead Dead Demons Dededede Destruction
are also available from VIZ Media. Other works by Asano include Hikari no Machi
(City of Light), Nijigahara Holograph
, and Umibe no Onna no Ko (A Girl on the Shore).