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The Manga Guide to the Universe by Verte Corp., Kiyoshi Kawabata, Kenji Ishikawa

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6 Prologue A Tale That Begins onthe Mn
How was
your flight?
Hey! We
have a job
to do!
Argh!
Sensei?
I can't believe you're
the only one who
showed up!
Gloria wanted to
join the drama
club because she
is interested in
Japanese culture.
Okay, fine. But
what plays can
we do with thr
people?
Some people
have a the
Luck...
She can read
Japanese, right?
we haven’t even
decided what were
going to do for the
arts festival, but I
dont s how...
That’s
enough!
*
* Costumes
Special ski:
quick-change
artist
7
What do
you think?
Oh, Wow!
A kimono!
What are you
doing?
We...
Tonight...
the mn...
Huh?
...sha be blued
by my tears!
She’s a real Japan
lover, isnt she?
She reay knows
her manga, anime,
and ancient
literature.
Even most
japanophiles don't
know the story
of the Golden
Demon!
Chis
Special ski:
quick-change
artist
8 Prologue
Kanichi-san!
Grovel,
grovel
No!
You mustnt
aroach!
Kanichi
Kick!
wait...
How about
Kaguya-hime, from
The Tale of the
Bamb Cuer?
Huh?
Isn’t that
story a lile
childish?
Dont woy.
I’ adapt it!
Let's
s...
...Kaguya-hime can
be a prince from
a faraway land!
Oof
Does that mean
I' get to play
Kaguya-hime?
What do
you think,
Kaa?
H...
Okay!
This wi be
Gloria’s welcome
party!
Thank you
very much!
A friendship
smsto have bn
born during that
GoldenDemon
rendition.
Alright
already!
You know, The Tale of
the Bamb Cuer is
said to be the oldest
literature in Japan.
Performing in
this play wi be a
gd oortunity
for Gloria to
study Japanese
culture.
Let’s review
The Tale of
the Bamb
Cuer.
As you might expect, Mr. Ishizuka is
the Japanese literature teacher!
Squze
Welcome to the
Kouki High Schl
Drama Club,
Gloria!

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