The main purpose of the comics books is to raise the awareness of general public, and young people in particular, on selected scientific topics. For more complete information on these topics, the readers are encouraged to consult refereed journal articles and scientific literature. An initiative of Prof. Yosuke Kamide, Solar-Terrestrial Energy Laboratory, Nagoya University. Originally produced in Japanese, the books have been translated into English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Hindi and Tamil, with translation now ongoing into Chinese, Czech, Finnish, Hebrew, Marathi, Nigerian (Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba & Pidgin), Swedish and Thai. Blank drawings are available to translate the books into other languages.