Saturday, 7 December 2019

Book Review: Parham Itan - Tales from Beyond (Vol. 1) by Kaili Sorano (Manga/Fantasy/Horror)

Title: Parham Itan - Tales from Beyond (Vol. 1)
Author: Kaili Sorano
Publisher:
TokyoPop

Publication Date: 4 February 2020
Pages:
176
Format:
eBook - PDF
Genre:
Manga/Fantasy/Horror
Source:
ARC via NetGalley

 


Yamagishi and Sendo are schoolmates, but that's about as far as their similarities go: one is a short, no-nonsense boxer, while the other is a tall, bookish conspiracy nut. But when they find themselves embroiled in a paranormal phenomenon at school involving plant-faced monster people assimilating innocent victims, it seems they'll have to set aside their differences and work together as best as they can. Of course, it doesn't help that the only one with any answers to this bizarre situation is a mysterious "paranormal investigator" named Akisato, who insists they must find some sort of "key" to stop it all -- before giant insects and other preternatural perils from the world "beyond" get to them first. Inspired by Lovecraftian horror and the Call of Cthulhu, this is a brand-new manga series from the creator of Monochrome Factor


Parham Itan was a fun, easy read. I enjoyed the premise and characters, and this first volume left me interested to know what would happen next. The artwork is good, as is the balance of images and text. I would definitely read on.

I received this book as a free eBook ARC via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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