Triton of the Sea
By Osamu Tezuka
The ocean holds many tales. Tales of mermaids, of underwater kingdoms, and of fantastical beasts lurking in the deep. Spurred by these tales, Kazuya sets out to find the truth, but what he finds is a baby?! Not just any baby, the baby Kazuya finds is Triton! The last of a once mighty and proud race of people from the sea. Triton seems human, but unusual and terrible events begin to happen with all those around him. Who is Triton, and why does he bring misfortune to everyone around him? Finally in print, Osamu Tezuka's masterful tale of the sea!
From the imaginative mind of Osamu Tezuka, creator of the beloved "AstroBoy" series, comes his original and thrilling take on the legend of Atlantis: Triton of the Sea! An undersea adventure packed with fights, love, and out of this world creatures, but at it's core, a story with deep themes regarding the environmental and social issues that parallel our time, this manga has it all!
Thanks to funding by the Kickstarter Campaign, volumes one and two of this classic adventure have been collected into the first of two must-have omnibus editions for any and all Tezuka and manga enthusiasts!
In the vast, deep blue seas lurks many mysterious creatures and even mighty civilizations. With the humans on land and the Poseidon clan of the sea on the brink of war, Triton is caught in the middle. Branded a fugitive on land, Triton has returned to the ocean to reclaim his legacy and fulfill his vendetta against the Poseidon clan. As the last of a once proud and majestic sea kingdom, Triton and Pippy struggle to survive in the face of King Poseidon's evil schemes and the greedy exploitation of humans. Can Triton avenge and restore his people with so enemies around every corner? Don't miss the exhilarating conclusion of Osamu Tezuka's masterful tale of the sea!
Also known as: 海のトリトン
Genre: Fantasy, Action
Rating: All Ages (A)
Release Date: Vol. 1: June 2013 (Kickstarter Backers), July 2013 (retail); Vol. 2: August 2013 (Kickstarter Backers), September 2013 (retail)
Type: Two volumes
Format: Softcover, Black and white
Size: 5.875" x 8.25"
Pages: 488 + 440
MSRP: $19.95 per volume