Author(s): Taiyo Matsumoto
The latest manga masterpiece from the Eisner Award-winning creator of Tekkonkinkreet. What is Sunny? Sunny is a car. Sunny is a car you take on a drive with your mind. It takes you to the place of your dreams. Sunny is the story of beating the odds, in the ways that count. It's the brand-new masterwork from Eisner Award-winner Taiyo Matsumoto, one of Japan's most innovative and acclaimed manga artists. Translated by Tekkonkinkreet film director Michael Arias! Reads R to L (Japanese Style) for teen audiences.
Taiyo Matsumoto was born in Tokyo, Japan, in 1967. He made his manga debut in the magazine Comic Afternoon with the short story Straight. At the tender age of 22, he traveled throughout France for artistic research. Heavily influenced by the French comics he studied there, Matsumoto's art style subsequently changed dramatically to the unique, alternative look in TEKKONKINKREET: Black & White.He has also created the series Zero, Hanao, Blue Spring, Ping Pong and No. 5. Blue Spring and Ping Pong were turned into live-action films. In 1993, Matsumoto began TEKKONKINKREET: Black & White. In 2006, it was turned into an animated feature film.