My Brother´s Husband

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Tagame Gengoroh
My Brother´s Husband Vol.1
Gebunden, Kleinformat, 352 Seiten, s/w, 24,95 EUR
Hardcover, small format, 352 Seiten, b&w, 24,95 EUR

Yaichi is a work-at-home suburban dad in contemporary Tokyo; formerly married to Natsuki, father to their young daughter, Kana. Their lives suddenly change with the arrival at their doorstep of a hulking, affable Canadian named Mike Flanagan, who declares himself the widower of Yaichi’s estranged gay twin, Ryoji. Mike is on a quest to explore Ryoji’s past, and the family reluctantly but dutifully takes him in. What follows is an unprecedented and heartbreaking look at the state of a largely still-closeted Japanese gay culture: how it’s been affected by the West, and how the next generation can change the preconceptions about it and prejudices against it.

This is the first all-ages title of the most famous author of sado-masochistic gay manga Tagame Gengoroh.