Tropic of The Sea

Tropic of The Sea

Publisher: Vertical Release: Dec 2019 Volumes: 1 Critic Reviews: 1
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Tropic of the Sea is a rare look at revered anime auteur Satoshi Kon's first feature-length manga. This edition includes a dozen black-and-white art plates from its original serialization, along with an essay written by Kon in 1999 detailing his transition from the manga industry to the animation business.

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.
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