The Prince in His Dark Days 1 by Hiko Yamanaka
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
Release Date: September 27, 2016
Atsuko's father is a drunk, and she's shunned by her classmates as "the poor kid." Walking the streets in a dark fog of despair, Atsuko cons perverts out of their money to survive. Then, one day, she meets Itaru, the heir to a wealthy family, who happens to look exactly like her. Itaru hatches a plan: Atsuko will live his tedious public life for him, and she will get a taste of the luxuries enjoyed by the 1%. Everybody's (finally) happy. Right?
This sounds very intriguing to me. And I believe it’s shojo, but it also seems a little dark, maybe? The artwork looks a little odd to me, so I’m mostly wary about that. But this series has caught my eye and I’m hoping I’ll like it.
Happiness 1 by Shuzo Oshimi out on Sept. 27—I’m mostly intrigued by the hype there is for this series. It doesn’t particularly sound like my kind of book, but the cover keeps catching my eye.
Welcome to the Ballroom 1 by Tomo Takeuchi out on Sept. 27—This seems like another shojo series, maybe? And while I’m usually a fan of books with dancing, I’m a little wary of this one. The artwork looks odd. Maybe good, though.
What’s on your list?