Mermaid Saga, Volume 2

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VIZ Media LLC, Sep 21, 2004 - Mermaids - 208 pages
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A Great Read For Any Takahashi Fan

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It's a story about a man name Yuta who unknowingly consumes mermaid's flesh. The flesh of a mermaid can either turn the consumer into a monster, kill them, or make them immortal. Yuta finds out that ... Read full review

Mermaid Saga, Vol. 4

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Eating mermaid flesh can grant eternal youth, but the flesh is a deadly poison, turning most people into monsters ("lost souls") or killing them. Those who do survive as humans may well become ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

The spotlight on Rumiko Takahashi's career began in 1978 when she won an honorable mention in Shogakukan's annual New Comic Artist Contest for Those Selfish Aliens. Later that same year, her boy-meets-alien comedy series, Urusei Yatsura, was serialized in Weekly Shonen Sunday. This phenomenally successful manga series was adapted into anime format and spawned a TV series and half a dozen theatrical-release movies, all incredibly popular in their own right. Takahashi followed up the success of her debut series with one blockbuster hit after another--Maison Ikkoku ran from 1980 to 1987, Ranma 1/2 from 1987 to 1996, and Inuyasha from 1996 to 2008. Other notable works include Mermaid Saga, Rumic Theater, and One-Pound Gospel.

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