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Noodles: Jan … Ken … Pon!

Gwen Muranaka’s weekly cartoon “Noodles” appears in The Japan Times, and occasionally in The Rafu Shimpo. The cartoons feature a Japanese American woman and her dog, presenting a Nikkei view of life in Japan. In this cartoon, they play the game "Jan...Ken...Pon"

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*This comic was originally published in The Japan Times on June 14, 2012.

© 2012 Gwen Muranaka

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