The Promised Neverland (GN 1)
Title: The Promised Neverland
Volume: GN 1
Distributor: Viz Media
Release date: 2017-12-05
Suggested retail price: $9.99
Age rating: 16+
The children of the Grace Field House orphanage have their happy lives upended when they find out they’re being raised to be fed to demons. Can they escape their fate before it’s too late?
Life at Grace Field House has been good for Emma and her fellow orphans. While the daily studying and exams they have to take are tough, their loving caretaker provides them with delicious foods and plenty of playtime. But perhaps not everything is as it seems…
Emma, Norman and Ray are the brightest kids at the Grace Field House orphanage. And under the care of the woman they refer to as “Mom,” all the kids have enjoyed a comfortable life. One day, though, Emma and Norman uncover the dark truth of the outside world they are forbidden from seeing. The children of the orphanage are being raised as food for monsters, and their loving caretaker is behind it all! Emma and the others plan their escape, but can they make it out before it’s too late…?
Story by Kaiu Shirai and art by Posuka Demizu.
(added on 2017-08-12, modified on 2017-12-07)
- Reviewed by Rebecca Silverman (December 9, 2017)
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