If there's one thing the farm school has taught Hachiken it's that food production is a laborious process. So when Nakajima-sensei taps the Equestrian Club to help rebuild his precious cheese stores, he is hardly surprised by how many careful steps go into making the perfect wheel of cheese. One small fluctuation can spoil the whole endeavor; the same is true throughout the farming world. And when Komaba Ranch finds itself in financial trouble, Hachiken realizes his friends will inherit the uncertainties of the harvest along with their family farms-if they don't go out of business before then...
About the Author
Hiromu Arakawa, artist of Hero Tales, is the creator behind the hit manga sensation Fullmetal Alchemist. Her work on Fullmetal was honored with the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award 2011 for her innovation.