Manga: “Body Tree” by Susumu Higa


This week on Mangasplaining Extra, we debut Susumu Higa’s complete graphic novella “Body Tree,” never before published. Created in 2013, almost two decades after the stories that comprise Higa’s Okinawa, this wordless comic is a harsh reaction to natural and manmade disaster, and a harrowing reflection on our place in the world. Read it now for free at

Excerpt from “Body Tree” by Susumu Higa.

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