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Gente, Volume 2

The People of Ristorante Paradiso

Natsume Ono, Natsume Ono (Illustrator)


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Take home a handsome Italian waiter.

Reads R to L (Japanese Style), for T+ audiences. In this volume, Claudio reminisces about when he was a young, insecure waiter just getting his feet wet. Vanna gets to the bottom of why Teo's stubborn lack of ambition prevents him from living up to his full potential in the kitchen. A woman running a streak of bad luck finds cheer when Gabriella introduces her to the magical ambiance of Casetta dell'Orso. And finally, a mysterious young woman arrives with an important message for Lorenzo.

Viz Media, 9781421532523, 200pp.

Publication Date: December 21, 2010

About the Author

Natsume Ono made her professional debut in 2003 with the webcomic La Quinta Camera. Her subsequent works not simple, Ristorante Paradiso, and Gente (a continuation of Ristorante Paradiso) met with both critical and popular acclaim. In 2009 Ristorante Paradiso was adapted into a TV anime series. Her current series House of Five Leaves (Saraiya Goyou) is running in IKKI magazine.