Nana and Kaoru Omnibus Vol. 01
Nana & Kaoru is heralded as an erotic comedy classic. This long sought after coming-of-age BDSM story is finally getting an official English release in a 3-in-1 omnibus.
Kaoru is in love with his childhood friend turned idol, Nana. Over the years, their relationship has become strained with the differences in their lifestyles, but Kaoru still fantasizes about Nana helping him realize his ultimate fantasy… a BDSM relationship with her! One day, Kaoru’s mother finds his toys and gives them to the ever responsible Nana to rid her son of his fetish, but Nana finds a leather piece and accidentally locks herself inside! This moment awakens something inside of Nana, whose stressful life could use some fun and could be the start of Kaoru’s ultimate fantasy…
Ryuta Amazume is a true manga veteran and possibly one of the most recognized ero-comedy artists in modern history. A comic artist since his college days, Amazume broke through in the world of adult comics in the late 90’s. Eventually his art and story-telling caught the eyes of Hakusensha’s Young Animal magazine.
In 2001, his debut series Toshiue no Hito set into stone his place among some of the greats in romance comedies at it immediately made an impact with young adult readers across Japan. Since then he has penned nearly twenty titles, most of them focusing on young couples finding love under comedic and touching circumstances.
3,000,000 unit seller in Japan.
One of the most requested romance-comedies in manga ever.
The inspiration for a handful of animated series as well as a live action TV series and film.
Originally an 18 volume series, the English edition will be released in six 3-in-1 volumes.
English language debut for the author. (Author has been translated into French and Italian.)
Primary title at Denpa book events for 2022 – AnimeExpo, Otakon, AnimeNYC.
Promotional materials will be available – book covers, book marks, posters, merchandise.
Series has three sequels. Denpa has options to license all three.
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