Astra Lost in Space 彼方のアストラ is a short sci fi shounen manga series from manga-ka Kenta Shinohara 篠原 健太 about a group of students at Caird High School who on an excursion to Planetary Camp, encounter a mysterious intelligent being who send them 5012 light years from their home planet. An old unmanned spacecraft nearby called the Aster gives them a chance to get home if they can work together with determination and grit.
Manga Jam typically meets on second Sundays to discuss a selected work of manga and its international relevance. This event is suitable for attendees 18+ with any level of manga knowledge or experience. We recommend reading the entire selection beforehand – spoilers guaranteed!
Getting the Comic
About the Location
This is a private office so the address is available for members only, and it accommodates 25 people comfortably. Also, there is an office corgi, so please keep that in mind if you have allergies or other aversions to dogs.
Street parking is widely available. It's a two-block walk from the Brown Line and two buses (Addison and Ashland) if you like public transit. Apologies: this space is not wheelchair accessible.
Please note our three strikes policy for No Shows and cancellations within 6 hours of the event. You may RSVP for two additional guests. Arrivals who have not RSVP'd cannot be guaranteed a seat, but there may be room available.