From the pen of Moyoco Anno comes a stunning tale of self-image and self-loathing. In Clothes Called Fat details the lives of young women earnestly revealing the struggles women may have with their bodies and sexuality.
Noko appears to be living a great life, she’s got a good job and a loving boyfriend, but beneath a thin veneer is a young woman who is struggling with her self-image and self-confidence as she fights to keep her weight down. To Noko, being 5 pounds overweight means being miles away from happiness in her lovelife and in her work-place.
Tokyo native Moyoco Anno, born in 1971, is one of the major figures in Japanese comics. Equally known for her iconic fashion designs and as a fashion writer, Anno’s manga and books have attained considerable popularity among young women in Japan. Her most… More about Moyoco Anno
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Published by Vertical Jul 22, 2014| 264 Pages| 5-3/4 x 8-1/4| ISBN 9781939130433