Princess Jellyfish 1 by Akiko HigashimuraPrincess Jellyfish 1 by Akiko Higashimura

Princess Jellyfish 1

byAkiko Higashimura

Paperback | March 22, 2016

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THE LONG-AWAITED STORY OF FANGIRLS TAKING ON TOKYO!
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." - About.com

STINGING BEAUTY

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.
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...
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Title:Princess Jellyfish 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:376 pages, 8.19 × 5.76 × 1.14 inPublished:March 22, 2016Publisher:Kodansha ComicsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1632362287

ISBN - 13:9781632362285

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from SOO GOOD This story is amazing! So many funny moments with all the characters and it honestly teaches a super valuable lesson.
Date published: 2018-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This story is amazing I read this after watching the anime (which I love). The story is adorable and easy to relate to (if you are a major dork like me). I like how the protagonist isn't just a 2D character and I love how she changes the people around her, even when she doesn't think she's anything important. This is a must read for anyone.
Date published: 2017-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite! One of the best mangas I have ever read! A story filled with quirky, funny and interesting characters! A must read! There's also a movie and anime!
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Book For the Inner Awkward Person in Us All This manga I found the least weird of the manga I've been reading recently -- mostly because it is firmly grounded in reality. There are no magic talking dogs, or people who can supernaturally change their appearance or a tentacle alien who wants to be a teacher or mystical ocean things. This manga is about a group of socially awkward young ladies that all live together enjoying their obsessions and avoiding societies prescribed roles for them. This changes when they meet a super stylish and pretty lady who invades their lives. I really enjoyed this one.
Date published: 2017-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must buy If you fancy yourself a fan of fun characters, great humor and an interesting take of humanity, then this is for you. I found the anime randomly one day and have been hooked on the series since. Princess Jellyfish will remain on of my favorite manga series for all time.
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Excited I was so excited when I realized Indigo had this series. I bought the first one as soon as I could. It's one of my favourites.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great This manga was great ! It is very different from the other series and it has beautiful art in it
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful! Such an amazing series that I fell in love with years ago, and I am still loving it!
Date published: 2016-07-10