Wandering Son, Vol. 2
Publish date: 2012-01-02
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
Pages no: 203
Edition language: English
All the characters are in the 6th grade now, and Saori is in a different class than everybody she got to know in volume 1. Shuichi buys himself a wig for his and Yoshino's outings. They befriend Yuki, who turns out to be a trans woman. Seya Riku, a classmate of Shuichi's sister, [spoiler] falls inst...
Really excellent follow up to volume one. The characters continue to grow, and explore their identity, and what that might mean for them as they grow older. It's nice to see they have an adult that they can confide in. I was especially proud of Saori’s actions when she sees Shuichi being bullies. I ...
There is nothing I love more then walking through my library's manga/graphic novel sections and seeing volume one and volume two of a series right next to each other. It's like striking gold! So was the case with my encountering Wandering Son and damn am I happy!In this second volume we see the stor...
Cute story, handles the issues well and with subtlety. But Yuki-san and her boyfriend are kind of creepy, aren't they? Is that just something about Japanese culture that I'm missing where it's cool for adults to be friends with fifth graders?
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