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My life in Tokyo, a young woman's journey through anxiety and depression to self-discovery and hope
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    The Secret Comics

    Thanks for your support! You'll receive a digital PDF with 5 comics not available on my Instagram page.

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    The Digital Book

    You will receive a PDF of the complete book featuring my favorite comics, including many not available on Instagram!

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    The Book

    You will receive a copy of the 252-page softcover book featuring my favorite comics. Compiled and edited by yours truly. Thank you for the love!

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    The Book (Signed)

    You will receive a copy of the book signed by me!

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    The Book + Gacha Print

    You will receive the book and an 8" x 10" limited art print. You will randomly receive one of 5 selected designs.

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    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (unsigned)
    • 1 8x10 gacha art print
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    The Book + Tote Bag

    You will receive the book and a tote bag with a design I personally select.

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    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (unsigned)
    • 1 tote bag with custom design
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    The Book + Sketchbook

    You will receive the book and a custom sketchbook for creating your own story!

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    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (unsigned)
    • 1 sketchbook designed by me
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    The Book x 2

    You will receive two copies of the book: one to read, one to give. Share the love!

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    The Book x 2 (Signed)

    You will receive two signed copies of the book. Share the love!

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    The Book (Signed) + Gacha Print

    You will receive a signed copy of the book and an 8" x 10" limited art print. You will randomly receive one of 5 selected designs.

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    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (signed)
    • 1 8x10 gacha art print
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    The Book (Signed) + Tote Bag

    You will receive a signed copy of the book and a tote bag featuring a design I select.

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    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (signed)
    • 1 tote bag with custom design
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    The Book (Signed) + Sketchbook

    You will receive a signed copy of the book and a sketchbook for your own art!

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    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (signed)
    • 1 sketchbook designed by me
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    The Book + Print + Sketchbook + Tote

    You will receive a signed copy of the book, an 8" x 10" art print, the sketchbook, and the tote. The print will be randomly selected from 5 designs.

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    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (signed)
    • 1 8x10 gacha art print
    • 1 sketchbook
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    The Bundle

    You will receive a signed copy of the book, the sketchbook, the tote, and all five 8" x 10" art prints.

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    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (signed)
    • All five 8x10 art prints
    • 1 sketchbook
    • 1 tote bag
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    The Deluxe Bundle

    You will receive a signed copy of the book, the sketchbook, the tote, and all five 8" x 10" art prints. Plus, I will personally draw a doodle inside your book!

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    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (signed with doodle)
    • All five 8x10 art prints
    • 1 sketchbook
    • 1 tote bag
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    The Deluxe Bundle + Skype Session

    You will receive a signed copy of the book with a doodle, the sketchbook, the tote, and all five 8" x 10" art prints. Plus, you'll get a 20-minute Skype session with me!

    Includes:
    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (signed with doodle)
    • 20-minute Skype session
    • All five 8x10 art prints
    • 1 sketchbook
    • 1 tote bag
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    The Special Bundle + Original Artwork

    You will receive a signed copy of the book with a doodle, the sketchbook, the tote, and all five 8" x 10" art prints. Plus, you'll get an original drawing (up to 8" x 10") of your request (that I agree to). We'll have a Skype session to discuss the design.

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    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (signed with doodle)
    • 1 original artwork of your request (up to 8" x 10")
    • 20-minute Skype session
    • All five 8x10 art prints
    • 1 sketchbook
    • 1 tote bag
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    The Deluxe Bundle + Your Own Comic

    You will receive the signed book with doodle, the sketchbook, the tote, and all five 8" x 10" art prints. In addition, I will draw a 5-panel comic based on a story you suggest (that I agree to). We will have Skype sessions to discuss.

    Includes:
    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (signed with doodle)
    • Custom 5-panel comic from your idea
    • All five 8x10 art prints
    • 1 sketchbook
    • 1 tote bag
    • 2 x 20-minute Skype sessions to discuss the comic
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    Meet Me in Tokyo!

    You'll get everything in the deluxe bundle. Plus, come hang out with me for half a day in Tokyo sometime in 2021 or 2022. I will take you to my favorite places including Harajuku and Shibuya. We will have a nice lunch and maybe even sing karaoke! I will leave you with a couple of surprise gifts as well. Please note you are responsible for your travel costs to/from Japan and accommodations. (Please note Japan travel restrictions due to coronavirus)

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    • 1 copy of Kokoro: A Graphic Memoir (signed with doodle)
    • All five 8x10 art prints
    • 1/2 day tour of Tokyo including my favorite places
    • 1 sketchbook
    • 1 tote bag
    • Skype sessions to plan our itinerary
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