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Beyond the Clouds 1



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A boy with a talent for machines and a the mysterious girl whose wings he's fixed will take you past the ordinary. In the tradition of the high-flying, resonant adventure stories of Studio Ghibli comes a gorgeous tale about the longing of young hearts for adventure and friendship!

Young Theo works as a mechanic, putting his knack for machines to use in the industrialized city where he lives. But when he finds an injured, amnesiac girl with wings, his life changes forever. Her name is Mia, and although Theo's talents make quick work of repairing her injured wing, their quest to find her home will take them beyond the clouds and further than they would ever have imagined.

Praise For Beyond the Clouds 1

"Every panel is a little gem. It's like being immersed in the sketchbook of a watercolor painter — even though the manga is in black and white… If you like Ghibli's animated films and the world of Final Fantasy, you'll probably be excited about Beyond the Clouds!" -Avoir Alire

"The same comfort level as a bedtime story, [or] the sort of chapter book or middle grade novel that often serves as a nightly read-aloud... A well-thought out setting, a plucky protagonist, and beautiful, soft art (to say nothing of gorgeous watercolor opening pages and cover)." -Anime News Network

Kodansha Comics, 9781632369574, 208pp.

Publication Date: February 11, 2020

About the Author

After publishing her work herself in fanzine format, Nicke made the leap to serialized manga with her debut series, Beyond the Clouds, in 2018.