Saturday, June 19, 2004

Darling artist: Japan's Asahi Shimbun profiles artist Saori Oguri, whose Darin wa Gaikokujin 2 (My Darling is a Foreigner 2) was published in March:

"To her surprise, the book has remained on the best-seller shelf in major Tokyo bookstores since its release in March. Thanks to the second book's popularity, the first in the series, Darin wa Gaikokujin 1 (My Darling is a Foreigner 1) published in 2002, has also jumped in sales, according to Media Factory. There were 300,000 copies of the first volume printed and 260,000 of the second, the publisher said."