By Sean Howe
Updated May 16, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Tonoharu: Part One

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A painfully shy college grad arrives in a small Japanese town to teach English, develops a crush on the only other American within miles, and waits for loneliness to subside. And then waits some more in Tonoharu: Part One.

For Fans of…
Lost in Translation.

Bottom Line
Lars Martinson’s grid-like layouts and patient storytelling mark him as a low-metabolism Chris Ware…until a third-act influx of entertainingly boorish characters stirs anticipation for the planned sequel. B

Tonoharu: Part One

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  • Book
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  • Lars Martinson
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