A experimental manga series about a boy named Jun and his surreal voyages. The character is a alter-ego of Ishinomori himself.
It's stupid. The worst of self-indulgent artistry. Like, I don't inherently mind the experimental nature of the panel layouts or even the idea of having psychedelic, unfocused storylines (or lack of storylines), but it has to be done in a way that still entertains the readers. This just felt like the author was working things out on the page, like fe was in the midst of processing ideas and subjected us to witnessing it. A sketchbook. Literally, the premise behind this stuff is Jun learning to understand various aspects of the world (by becoming them or whatever) and thus improving as a mangaka. Often stream-of-consciousness, wordless, meandering. And there's a girl--all girls. Dripping water. And to make it worse, I can't even just let the individual images flow over me (ignoring the obtuse plotwork) because the vast majority of the artwork is very unappealing. I'm not sure what any reader would get from reading this.
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