Princess Jellyfish, Volume 1 by Higashimura, Akiko

Princess Jellyfish 1 [Paperback] Higashimura, Akiko - Paperback

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New York Times bestseller

Named by the American Library Association and the New York Public Library as one of the top young adult books of the year

Special large-size 2-in-1 edition of over 400 pages

One of the best anime and manga for beginners. Enthusiasm - geeky and otherwise - is power in Princess Jellyfish. Enthusiasm saves the day and paves the road to the future. - Kotaku

Princess Jellyfish's ambition is simple: to tell a delightful story in a delightful way... It's a pretty deadly one-two punch. - Anime News Network

Loaded with heart, soul, humor and insight. -


Tsukimi Kurashita has a strange fascination with jellyfish. She's loved them from a young age and has carried that love with her to her new life in the big city of Tokyo. There, she resides in Amamizukan, a safe-haven for girl geeks who regularly gush over a range of things from trains to Japanese dolls. However, a chance meeting at a pet shop has Tsukimi crossing paths with one of the things that the residents of Amamizukan have been desperately trying to avoid--a beautiful and fashionable woman But there's much more to this woman than her trendy clothes This odd encounter is only the beginning of a new and unexpected path for Tsukimi and her friends.

Author: Akiko Higashimura
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
Published: 03/22/2016
Pages: 376
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.70w x 1.30d
ISBN: 9781632362285
Age Range: 16-UP

About the Author
One of Japan's most popular authors of manga for women, Akiko Higashimura has created more than a dozen series, including Kakukaku Shikajika and Mama's A Temparist. After its adaptation into a popular anime and live-action film, Princess Jellyfish is her first work to be released in English, making her one of the Japanese manga world's best-kept secrets.