Smoking Behind the Supermarket With You Vol. 03
An overworked salaryman and a mischievous cashier with a dual personality form an unexpected bond in this sweet-and-sour comedy!
As the end of the year approaches, Yamada feels blindsided by a coworker’s claim that Sasaki is a married man! Naturally, misunderstandings ensue. Later, on Christmas Eve, Sasaki has a chance encounter with a super-shy supermarket employee. And as the new year begins, Sasaki receives a message that shakes up the smoking buddies’ relationship again…
Jinushi is best known for being the author & artist of Smoking Behind the Supermarket with You, Rokurei: Tenseishi Rinne Kuyakusho Dairokkan-bu Joreika Katsudouki, and Shinanu Shimatsu ni Sachi Kitaran.
After launching as a Twitter comic in 2022, Smoking Behind the Supermarket with You rapidly garnered a massive online following. The manga soon earned magazine publication in Japan, and it’s now one of the most popular series on the Manga UP! app.
Smoking Behind the Supermarket with You won the 2022 Next Manga Award in the web category. The annual “This Manga Is Amazing!” guidebook in Japan also listed the series among its top 20 (#7) for male readers in 2023.
Readers who enjoy teasing-character manga like Teasing Master Takagi-san and Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible will appreciate the seinen twist on the genre. Fans of Aggretsuko and stories about frustrated workers at exploitive companies will also find solace in the rapport between Smoking Behind the Supermarket with You’s protagonists.
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