Drops of God: Volume 1

Drops of God: Volume 1

by Tadashi Agi, Shu Okimoto
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Drops of God: Volume 1 by Tadashi Agi, Shu Okimoto

Few comics have ever exhibited such sway over the economics of an industry as the Drops of God. The legendary wine comic that dictates wine market prices worldwide is now available in English for the first time!A wine critic and his adopted brother must compete against each other to determine who will inherit their father's estate—a wine collection featuring 13 heaven blessed wines.Shizuku Kanzaki is the son of a recently deceased, world renowned wine critic named Yutaka Kanzaki. In order to take ownership of his father's legacy, an extensive wine collection featuring some of the most rare labels of the last 30 years, he must find 13 wines, known as the "Twelve Apostles" and the heaven sent "Drops of God" that his father described in his will. But despite being an only child, Shizuku is not alone in this unique wine hunt. He has a competitor. Issei Tomine, a renowned young wine critic, was recently adopted into the Kanzaki family and is also vying for this most rare of prizes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939130235
Publisher: Kodansha International
Publication date: 12/08/2015
Series: Drops of God , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 440
File size: 241 MB
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About the Author

Tadashi Agi is the pen-name used by the best-selling brother and sister duo Shin and Yuko Kibayashi. Veteran writers the Kibayashi's debuted on the Japanese scene with the award-winning and best-selling comic series Kindaichi's Case Files (published in English by Tokyopop). Agi's next hit was the series GetBackers, which would cement the pair as Japan's most innovative thriller mystery writers of the early part of the new century. GetBackers success would extend across the globe becoming a strong seller in the US

Yuko and Shin Kibayashi are also well regarded wine enthusiasts who were also voted one of Decanter magazine's 50 most influential people in the wine industry in 2009. They have been featured in interviews with the New York Times, CNN, and Wine Aficionado regarding global wine trends.

Shu Okimoto is a veteran comic illustrator and book jacket designer.

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Drops of God 1 : Les Gouttes De Dieu 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Vernon Brown 8 days ago
I just checked it out at the library and now must have this book series in my collection
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. I loved the looks I got on the train, reading the book back to front. I learned alot about the Drops of God! I recommend it!
AlyJ More than 1 year ago
This book is very informative about wine, but you don't have to be a wine buff to enjoy it, because it explains everything in a fun and interesting way with the plot. I read it in one night because I just couldn't put it down. Definitively a must read.