By Nagata Kabi, translated by Jocelyn Allen. Published by Seven Seas Entertainment.
Softcover, 152 pages, 2-Colour, 2017.
(Please note: This book is a traditional work of manga, and reads back to front and right to left.)
The candid tell-all of a young woman’s struggles with depression and sexuality that has taken the internet by storm!
Acclaimed in Vox’s top books of the decade, The Advocate‘s Best LGBT Graphics Novels of 2017, the NPR Guide to 2017’s Great Reads, the Publishers Weekly Best Books 2017, Amazon’s Best Books of the Year 2017, winner of Best Manga in the Crunchyroll Anime Awards 2017, and winner of Best Manga in the 2018 Harvey Awards.
“While the subject matter is by no means light, this moving and honest slice of life will resonate with anyone who has questioned themselves or ever been conflicted in their lives. And let’s face it: that is all of us.” – Judith Utz, Teen Vogue
“…sheds light on the complicated emotional and mental dynamics involved in lesbian relationships. Her story is an open, honest, and deeply personal look at her struggles to fight back against her eating disorder, stop self-harming, and learn more about her sexuality.” – Ana Valens, The Mary Sue
“My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness is one of the most powerful manga I have ever read, and it all comes down to Nagata Kabi’s openness and honesty.” – Nik Freeman, Anime News Network