Tropic of The Sea Graphic Novel Vol. 1

$14.95 $11.99
(You save $2.96)
(No reviews yet) Write a Review
Tropic of The Sea Graphic Novel Vol. 1
  • Publisher : Vertical
  • Format : Black & White
  • Author :Satoshi Kon
  • Size : 7.5"x 5.5"
  • Pages : 236

Yosuke's family has a strange tradition - once every sixty years they receive an egg from a mermaid. When the egg matures his family dutifully returns it to the sea, where the whole process is then repeated. In exchange for this favor, the mer-people bless his coastal town with bountiful catches of fish and calm seas.

But as a commercial development encroach on the sleepy seaside village and Yosuke's father is lured away from tradition towards modern properity, and turns the egg into a tourist trap, what will happen to the promise their family made to the mermaids generations ago?

Tropic of the Sea Satoshi Kon's first feature length manga, includes a dozen black and white art plates from his original release, along with a 5-page essay written by Kon in 1999 detailing his transition from the manga industry to the animation business.