At the beginning of February 2020, a series of three events around the publication in France of the manga "Natsuko no saké". (Éditions Vega) took place in Kinasé. The preview of volume 2 took place in the presence of Stéphane Ferrand, the publisher of Natsuko no saké.
"Natsuko no saké" is an educational manga that allows readers to discover the world of Japanese sake making through the fascinating story of Natsuko, who set himself the goal of brewing the best sake in the world, using a unique rice reputed to be impossible to cultivate. It includes references to Niigata sake, which is brewed in a traditional, artisanal way.