To Terra… Volume 1
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Despite hundreds of years of peace, mankind has exhausted the Earth with its enormous cities–mere hubs for advanced machines. It is the age of Superior Domination (S.D.), where children are the progeny of a universal computer. Amidst the calm, however, lurks a hidden chaos. Young adult.
The future. Having driven Terra to the brink of environmental collapse, humanity decides to reform itself by ushering in the age of Superior Domination (S.D.), a system of social control in which children are no longer the offspring of parents but progeny of a universal computer. The new social order, however, results in an unexpected byproduct: the Mu, a mutant race with extrasensory powers who are forced in exile by The System.
The saga begins on educational planet Ataraxia, where Jomy Marcus Shin, a brash and unpredictable teenager, is nervously preparing to enter adult society. When his Maturity Check goes wrong, the Mu intervene in the great hope that Jomy, who possesses Mu telepathy and human physical strength, can lead them back home, to Terra…
About the Author :
Keiko Takemiya has contributed to To Terra… Volume 1 as an author.
Keiko Takemiya was born in 1950 in Tokushima, Japan. She made her manga debut in 1968 with “The Sin of the Apple. “As part of one of the first seminal women manga collectives (the Magnificent 49ers), Takemiya founded what is now known as yaoi–the explosively popular gay homoerotic sugbenre of shojo manga.
Takemiyas thematic diversity ranges beyond yaoi, however, from Sci-Fi to music appreciation and, in 1980, she won the 25th annual Shogakkan Manga Awa for “To Terra…” (published in the US by Vertical). Currently, she is a professor of Manga Arts at Kyoto Seika University’s Art Departmen
|Title:||To Terra… Volume 1|
|Author:||Keiko Takemiya, Dawn T Laabs|
|No. of Pages:||343|