Legendary anime creator Mari Okada (anohana, Maquia) makes her manga debut with a moving, funny, so-true-it's-sometimes-embarrassing story of high school girls coming of age together. Perfect for those looking for a manga reminiscent of Noelle Stevenson or Jillian Tamaki.
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After Nina mentions that she wants to have sex before she dies, the Literature Club starts getting overwhelmed by the complications, the doubts, the delights--just the idea of sex! But the girls must focus on keeping their club from getting shut down, and an unlikely candidate joins them as their faculty advisor. All the while, Kazusa wrestles with the confusing change in her relationship with Izumi, her childhood friend. As if walking in on him during a solo session wasn't shocking enough, Kazusa realizes she might like-like him.
About the Author
Perhaps Japan's most acclaimed female screenwriter, Mari Okada has been writing for anime and live action for twenty years and made her directorial debut in 2018 with Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, an animated feature that released in the United States to a 100% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Her work for television includes anohana, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, and Lupin the Third: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine. O Maidens in Your Savage Season is her first manga series.
A longtime manga artist and illustrator, Nao Emoto's first manga series was Forget Me Not, co-created with Taiwanese writer Mag Hsu and published in English by Kodansha Comics. O Maidens in Your Savage Season, her collaboration with Mari Okada, is her second manga series.