The world of The Ancient Magus’ Bride is bigger than Elias and Chise, and many are the folk and spirits who cross their lives’ path. Their tales twist together in a tapestry, words like golden yarn, a weaving of memories and secrets. Contained within these pages are new stories of Kore Yamazaki’s fantastic Britain, penned by the author herself and a star-studded lineup of Japanese authors. From a Celtic vampire in love with a human, to a gemstone knight, and even a glimpse into what Silky does in her spare time, let this enchanted collection take you to the hidden corners of a beloved fantasy world.
THE CURSE Chise may have stopped the dragon’s rampage, but at a great cost: she has been cursed, and a dragon’s curse is unbreakable! Chise and Elias are visited by Marielle the witch, whose fellow witches claim to know the secret to helping Chise. There’s one catch–in exchange for their aid, Chise must join the witches’ coven.
Chise may have stopped the dragon's rampage, but at a great cost: she has been cursed, and a dragon's curse is unbreakable! Chise and Elias are visited by Marielle the witch, whose fellow witches claim to know the secret to helping Chise. There's one catch--in exchange for their aid, Chise must join the witches' coven.
Chise Hatori’s life has recently undergone shocking change. As a sleigh beggy―a person capable of generating and wielding tremendous magical power―she has transformed from an unwanted child to a magician’s apprentice who has been introduced to fae royalty. But Chise’s newly discovered abilities also mean a cruel fate awaits her.
Elias hoped to break the deadly draconic curse that weighs upon Chise--but his methods have created a rift between them. Now Chise prepares to make a gamble of her own: What could she possibly hope to gain from a bargain with Cartaphilus? It is a time of curses cast and forks in the road. Will the paths of master and apprentice soon diverge...?
Fans of The Ancient Magus’ Bride are sure to love this in-depth guide to its story. Chapter-by-chapter notes provide insight into the author's intent and the world of the story, covering mythology, magic, and more. This handbook contains spoilers aplenty, and is meant to enhance the reading experience for the first three volumes of the series. If you're hoping for a deeper examination of the story of Elias and Chise, look no further!
Chise is gradually learning how to understand both human nature and the whims of the fae, as well as how to balance them and walk her own path. Suddenly, she receives a mysterious letter from bustling London. What could an alchemist’s apprentice want from her…? Find out in this long-awaited sixth volume, in a dark fairy tale romance between the human and the inhuman!
Supervised by Kore Yamazaki, this must-have tome is packed with essential information about the The Ancient Magus’ Bride manga series, including early sketches and designs, character bios and encyclopedic entries, author interviews, and an amazing array of behind-the-scenes material. Don’t miss your chance to read an early storyboard pitch of the first chapter, which went through seven separate drafts to get to the final version! Color and black and white illustration galleries are also included.
The second Ancient Magus’ Bride short story collection! The world of The Ancient Magus’ Bride is bigger than Elias and Chise, and many are the folk and spirits who cross their lives’ path. Their tales are woven into a tapestry, words like silver yarn, twining together emotions and warmth. Held within these pages are new stories of Kore Yamazaki’s fantastic Britain, penned by the author herself and a star-studded lineup of Japanese authors. From the story of a very strange brownie to gangsters and dragon eggs, and a mage who finds a clutch of magical silkworms, let this spell-binding collection return you to the hidden corners of a beloved fantasy world.
Ein übermächtiges Tentakelmonster mit Smileygesicht droht die Erde zu zerstören. Aber erst nächstes Jahr... Bis dahin unterrichtet das Monster die Klasse 9-E der Kunugigaoka Junior Highschool. Welcome to the Assassination Classroom!