Show-ha Shoten! Is an “Upstanding” Manga About Stand-Up

Show-ha Shoten Volume 1

Show-ha Shoten!, a new work by Akinari Asakura and Death Note artist Takeshi Obata, is essentially a music manga, except that music is replaced with stand-up comedy. All the basic tropes of the genre are on full display in the first volume. There are mismatched lead characters with complementary talents, great potential, and deeply personal […]