Blue Period 2

Tsubasa Yamaguchi Kodansha America LLC Comics & Graphic Novels

Art has changed the course of Yatora’s once dull life, and now he’s aiming for Japan’s most competitive art school. With entrance exams a year away, he’ll need to expand his limited eye for art, and quickly. He turns to new peers and the masters to envision pieces only he can produce, and soon dives into his first competition–the same one where his Art Club role model nearly scored last place. Among geniuses and lifelong art kids, does Yatora even stand a chance…?

ISBN10 : 9781646599868 , ISBN13 : 1646599861

Page Number : 198

Blue Period 4

Tsubasa Yamaguchi Kodansha America LLC Comics & Graphic Novels

Yatora now has new materials in his tool box and a wider range of expression under his belt. But a week before the first exam, Ooba-sensei says he’s missing a crucial edge… With so much at stake, Yatora’s self-doubt brings him lower than ever before. Still, he has his fire, his resilience—and he might just get a lucky break, too.

ISBN10 : 9781636991146 , ISBN13 : 1636991149

Page Number : 210

Blue Period 5

Tsubasa Yamaguchi Kodansha America LLC Comics & Graphic Novels

SELF-PORTRAIT Yatora makes the best of a bad situation during TUA's first exam, and he must surpass these efforts for the second. But after all he’s gone through, Yatora is feeling a little out of sorts. To get back on track, he’ll have to step out of the studio and into new lighting… With the help of an old friend, Yatora bares his soul and some skin to take on his latest challenge: the nude self-portrait.

ISBN10 : 9781636991795 , ISBN13 : 1636991793

Page Number : 208

Blue Period 3

Tsubasa Yamaguchi Kodansha America LLC Comics & Graphic Novels

Relief is short-lived for Yatora after his first competition, where his piece was higher ranked than he expected, but far from his dream school’s standards. While he’s prepared to give Ooba-sensei’s challenges everything he’s got…what if all he’s got is still not enough? With 100 days until university exams, he must seize what’s beyond—beyond his singular drive, learned technique, and hard work—to produce an answer only he can.

ISBN10 : 9781636990750 , ISBN13 : 1636990754

Page Number : 206

Blue Period 11

Tsubasa Yamaguchi National Geographic Books Comics & Graphic Novels

Winner of the 2020 Manga Taisho Grand Prize! A manga about the struggles and rewards of a life dedicated to art. Popular guy Yatora realizes he's just going through the motions to make other people happy and finds himself in a new passion: painting. But untethering yourself from all your past expectations is dangerous as well as thrilling... Yatora studies hard and gets good grades, and he parties hard, staying out late drinking and watching soccer with his friends. He checks all the boxes he needs to be the perfect high school student. But it all starts to feel empty, and he begins to wonder what part of his life expresses who he is...or even if he has a unique voice at all. Then he wanders into the art room one day, and a lone painting captures his eye, awakening him to a kind of beauty he never knew. Compelled and consumed, he dives in headfirst--and he's about to learn how savage, unforgiving, and exhilirating creating art can be!

ISBN10 : 9781646515660 , ISBN13 : 1646515668

Page Number : 0

Blue Period 14

Tsubasa Yamaguchi Comics & Graphic Novels

Yatora, a perfect high school student with good grades and lots of friends, wanders into the art room one day where a painting awakens him to a kind of beauty he never knew, soon consuming him and sending him deep into the savage world of art.

ISBN10 : 1646516869 , ISBN13 : 9781646516865

Page Number : 0

Blue Period 9

Tsubasa Yamaguchi National Geographic Books Comics & Graphic Novels

Winner of the 2020 Manga Taisho Grand Prize! A manga about the struggles and rewards of a life dedicated to art. Popular guy Yatora realizes he's just going through the motions to make other people happy and finds himself in a new passion: painting. But untethering yourself from all your past expectations is dangerous as well as thrilling... MOSAIC Summer whizzes by like a typhoon, and Yatora has learned that large-scale pieces—in production and concept—only come together with elbow grease and teamwork. TUA opens its gates once more for the second term and Yatora’s back at it… But he hasn’t picked up a brush in months!

ISBN10 : 9781646513956 , ISBN13 : 1646513959

Page Number : 0