“Best Quirky / Artsy Manga ” / - Manga / Deb Aoki / February 27, 2009

A young creative couple struggles with making ends meet while sorting out their codependent relationship and the social upheaval that surrounds them. Loneliness, doubt, fear and betrayal are woven into this mesmerizing and cryptic story.

Originally published in 1971, Red Colored Elegy is a unusual graphic novel that gives American readers a glimpse into gekiga, or dramatic, experimental and edgy stories created outside of manga's mainstream.

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