Animal Land 2
By Makoto Raiku
(Kodansha Comics, Paperback, 9781935429142, 208pp.)
Publication Date: October 18, 2011
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Orphaned after her parents were killed by Lynxes, Monoko is the only tanuki (raccoon dog) in her village without a family, until she finds a human baby in a river. In Animal Land, a world inhabited solely by animals, this human child is a mystery. This baby is Monoko's only chance at having a family and she is determined to raise the human child as her own. Animal Land is a quirky story about Monoko and the mysterious human baby.
LAW OF THE WILD
Taroza has made friends with the tanuki village and the eccentric wildcat Kurokagi, but there are plenty more predators in the animal world looking for a squishy pink snack! When winter comes and foot is scarce, a pack of wolves approaches the tanukis. How can Taroza convince them not to feed on the helpless animals? Does his ability to communicate with all creatures really spell doom for Animal Land?
Includes special extras after the story!
Raiku Makoto is a Japanese manga creator who previously wrote Zatch Bell. The author lives in Japan.