Children of the Sea Vol. #02 (Mania.com)

By:Erin Jones
Review Date: Monday, December 14, 2009
Release Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2009

What They Say
Umi and Sora are not alone in their strange connection to the sea. Forty years ago, Jim met another young boy with the same powers. As penance for letting the boy die, Jim has been searching the world for other children with those same ties to the ocean. Anglade, a wunderkind who was once Jim's research partner, lures Sora away with the promise of answers. This leaves Umi severely depressed, and it is up to Ruka to help her new friend find his brother. But time is quickly running out... When Ruka was younger, she saw a ghost in the water at the aquarium where her dad works. Now she feels drawn toward the aquarium and the two mysterious boys she meets there, Umi and Sora. They were raised by dugongs and hear the same strange calls from the sea that she does.Rukaās dad and the other adults who work at the aquarium are only distantly aware of what the children are experiencing as they get caught up in the mystery of the worldwide disappearance of the oceanās fish.

The Review!


Features
Writer/Artist: Daisuke Igarashi
Translation: JN Productions
Adaptation: JN Productions

Review Equipment


Mania Grade: NA
Art Rating: NA
Packaging Rating: NA
Text/Translation Rating: NA
Age Rating: 13 and Up
Released By: Viz Media
MSRP: 14.99
Pages: 320
ISBN: 978-1421529196
Size: A5
Orientation: Right to Left