The best-selling memoir that details Howard's romp through four Japanese companies in his near-decade as an immigrant Tokyo salaryman. Find out what it’s like to be mentored by the wise office sake master and yellow-carded by the human resources department for having an “unrefreshing” desk, and discover the trap awaiting Americans on the Japanese driver’s license test course.
This fun, manga-illustrated journey through Tokyo middle-class life is a street-level study of Japanese culture that world travelers, Japan tourists and lovers of office humor will guzzle down faster than a salaryman does his first beer after work.
"A true insider’s look at corporate Japan...a thoroughly entertaining read"
"Fun and relatable"
"An excellent read"
"Insightful and interesting "
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Introducing The Salaryman - Manga edition
In this new monthly manga series based on the original book, Howard distills his decade spent as a "immigrant salaryman" into a hilarious comic book about Tokyo office life. Each issue is full of painfully funny and insightful truths about modern salaryman life, revealing much about the US–Japan culture gap.
Issue #1 is now available digitally on ComiXology and Amazon.