Before anyone google translates and gets really confused-
Asa is morning, kao is face. But sometimes Japanese consonants change based on what they follow so it becomes gao.
Anyway, I've talked a bit about this on twitter, but I've been experimenting with manual screentones! Like, the kind you lay down and cut the excess out and peel up. It's a pain in the butt but also kinda fascinating and fun. The next few comics will probably have some more!
Deadpan English Guy teaches first grade and I really wish I could sit in on his classes <3