Switch, Volume 4 (Switch (Viz) #4) (Paperback)

By Naked Ape, Naked Ape (Illustrator)

Viz Media, 9781421517674, 200pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

List Price: 9.99*
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- Switch is from Square Enix, the Japanese publisher of Fullmetal Alchemist and Final Fantasy.
- The famous naked ape duo also design posters, album covers, and phone cards.
- For fans of TV procedural dramas such as Miami Vice, CSI, SVU and NCIS
- The art's line work and use of blacks is reminiscent of Takeshi Obata's artwork in Death Note.
- Authors maintain a website with updates and lots of artwork. Soon to be in English. www.naked-ape.net
- Existing U.S. awareness and a live-journal community

Kai Eto may look like a squeaky clean kid, but the Greater Kanto Narcotics Control Division's new investigator hides a violent alter ego and a dangerous past. Together with his stoic partner Hal Kurabayashi, Kai is assigned to track down and stop the distribution of a dangerous new drug--Dragon Speed.

The NCD is investigating a blackmail case involving a drug dealer who is proving impossible to pin down. In an effort to get any leads, the team begins to investigate the victim, office worker Yoshio Ito. Hal and Kai go undercover to infiltrate Ito's life, and find a twisted trail of dark secrets...

About the Author

Naked ape is the collaboration of artist Tonomi Nakamura and writer Otoh Saki. The two women also design posters, album covers, and phone cards. Their other work includes Black tar and the futuristic crime thriller DOLLS.