Nagata Kabi’s autobiographical manga My Alcoholic Escape From Reality is now available in English after being published by Seven Seas Entertainment.
Nagata Kabi is an artist largely known for her autobiographical manga covering sensitive topics like her own LGBT identity, mental health, and now alcoholism. Nagata is recognized for her distinctive art style and candid writing.
— 永田カビ (@gogatsubyyyo) April 22, 2021
Nagata’s past works include My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness and My Solo Exchange Diary.
A plot summary from Seven Seas Entertainment can be found below.
Nagata Kabi’s downward spiral is getting out of control, and she can’t stop drinking to soothe the ache of reality. After suffering from unbearable stomach pains, she goes to a clinic, where she is diagnosed with pancreatitis—and is immediately hospitalized. A new chapter unfolds in Nagata Kabi’s life as she struggles to find her way back to reality and manga creation in the wake of her breakdown.