Arakawa Under the Bridge, Volume 1

Best-selling mangaka Hikaru Nakamura (Saint Young Men) makes her English-language debut with this surreal comedy starring a 620-year-old water sprite, a man with a star for a head, a nun, and a samurai who runs a barber shop under Tokyo's Arakawa Bridge.

This volume contains volumes 1 and 2 of the Japanese edition.

Ichinomiya Kou has always lived according to the creed of his wealthy, successful family: never be in debt to anyone. But one day, after having his pants stolen and hung on the trusses of the Arakawa Bridge by a pack of rogue kids, his life is saved by a homeless girl named Nino. In In order to pay her back, Kou promises to be her boyfriend; and thus begins his new life under the bridge.

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This volume contains volumes 3 and 4 of the Japanese edition. Rec, insulted by the insinuation that he has nothing to contribute to the community under the bridge, decides to...

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The heartwarming romantic antics of the river bank denizens–both human and alien–draw to a close in this final volume. Shadowy incidents in the past are brought to light, and each...