Via Scoop.it – internetbillboards
Tadashi Agi’s bestselling manga educates while it entertains, boosting wine sales in Japan – could it do the same in the U.S.? Wine is a lot like comic books. All right, that’s a stretch, we know.
But consider it: some are light and breezy, a table wine perfect for enjoying without much thought; others are deeply complex, adored by enthusiasts for their subtleties and rich histories.
See what we mean? So it makes sense that one of Japan’s hottest manga titles is about wine. Kami no Shizuku, or The Drops of God, is the brainchild of brother-sister team Shin and Yuko Kibayashi (who write under the pen name Tadashi Agi), and has revolutionized the wine industry in Japan.
Next month, wine and comic connoisseurs on this side of the Pacific will finally get a chance to see what all the fuss is about.
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